Swan song = Jue xiang

China, 1989

Film
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A simple, moving, and allegorical story of an ageing composer of traditional Cantonese music. His harried later years are a reflection of the political vicissitudes of New China. Mandarin and Cantonese dialogue with English subtitles.

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Credits

production company

Pearl River Film Studio

director

Zhang Zeming

Duration

01:39:00:00

Production places
China
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324068

Language

Chinese

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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