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Shoot for the Contents
Shoot for the Contents
7.6
/10
25 Ratings

SHOOT FOR THE CONTENTS

Directed by T. Minh-ha Trinh
United States, 1991
Avant-Garde, Documentary

Synopsis

Reflecting on Mao’s famous saying, “Let a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend,” Trinh T. Minh-ha’s film — whose title refers in part to a Chinese guessing game — is a unique excursion into the maze of allegorical naming and storytelling in China.

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Synopsis

Reflecting on Mao’s famous saying, “Let a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend,” Trinh T. Minh-ha’s film — whose title refers in part to a Chinese guessing game — is a unique excursion into the maze of allegorical naming and storytelling in China.