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Seventeen Years

Guonian huijia

Directed by Zhang Yuan
China, Italy, 1999
Drama

Synopsis

A modest family is destined for tragedy due to the rivalry between two teenage stepsisters. It begins when Tao Lan accidentally kills her stepsister. Seventeen years later, a female guard escorts the solitary Tao Lan, now a stranger to life outside prison, to her first painful family reunion…

Synopsis

A modest family is destined for tragedy due to the rivalry between two teenage stepsisters. It begins when Tao Lan accidentally kills her stepsister. Seventeen years later, a female guard escorts the solitary Tao Lan, now a stranger to life outside prison, to her first painful family reunion…

Seventeen YearsDirected byZhang Yuan

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1999 | 4 wins including: Best Director's Award
1999 | 2 special mentions including: Pasinetti Award
Gijón International Film Festival
1999 | Winner: Best Director
Fajr Film Festival
2001 | Winner: International Competition - Best Screenplay

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