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

director

Anna Home

production company

Learning Corporation of America

BBC-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:27:13:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32345

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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