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The Story of Qiu Ju


With The Story of Qiu Ju, internationally acclaimed Chinese director [[Performer~P117624~Zhang Yimou~zhangyimou]] shifts his attention from powerful historical dramas ([[Feature~V40171~Raise the Red Lantern~raisetheredlantern]] and [[Feature~V26642~Ju Dou~judou]]) to contemporary life. Gong Li plays the titular heroine, an average woman in a rural village whose life is unexceptional until her husband is physically attacked by the village elder. When the elder refuses to apologize, Qiu Ju decides to seek...more