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.

Credits

director

Zhang Zeming

production company

Pearl River Film Studio

Language

Chinese

Duration

01:39:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35854

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Foreign language films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - China

Foreign language films

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Composition (Music)

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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