Yellow earth

China, 1984

Film
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Despite several decades of communist rule in China, the peasantry in many places and in many ways remained nearly as backward and poor as before “liberation.” This drama is about a young girl from a poor family, trapped and trying to escape from that way of life and an arranged marriage. One of the most important films of the Chinese new wave. In Mandarin with English subtitles.

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Credits

director

Chen Kaige

Duration

01:29:00:00

Production places
China
Production dates
1984

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017493

Languages

Chinese

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q975564

TMDB-Movie

92990

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