Little pig

United Kingdom, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “Stories Round the World”.
Upon her mother’s death a young Chinese girl is left alone to care for her infant brother. Against a background of the colourful city of Hong Kong, this film depicts their travels to reach an unknown aunt, only to discover that family struggling to make ends meet. In desperation the girl is driven to theft, but through the efforts of an understanding Confucian scribe she is saved from disgrace and learns a valuable lesson in human relations.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

Learning Corporation of America

director
Duration

00:27:13:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Stories Round the World

Group of items

Stories Round the World

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014643

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Chinese - Hong Kong

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hong Kong

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Confucianism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethics

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Philosophy, Moral

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Philosophy, Moral

History → Confucianism

Places → Hong Kong

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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