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Red Sorghum

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Red Sorghum was the first directorial effort of controversial Chinese filmmaker [[Performer~P117624~Zhang Yimou~zhangyimou]]. The director's favorite leading lady Gong Li plays a young woman of the 1920s whose family sells her into marriage with a wealthy winemaker. At first a loveless union, the relationship blossoms into one of strong friendship and mutual respect. During World War II, Gong Li fights side by side with her husband against the invading Japanese. A sweeping yet intensely personal...more

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