To taste 100 herbs: gods, ancestors and medicine (TEFC)

United States, 1985

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Long Bow Trilogy”.
A rich portrait of a traditional Chinese doctor and his special role in the community. The doctor discusses his Catholic religion, medical ethics, rural health services, handed-down knowledge of herbal treatments and Western medical practices. The warmth, closeness and traditions of family life in China are wonderfully captured in scenes of prayer, play, chores and celebrations.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Richard Gordon

Carma Hinton

production company

Long Bow Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:58:00:00

Colour

Colour

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