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XIU XIU: THE SENT-DOWN GIRL

Tian yu

Directed by Joan Chen
Taiwan, United States, 1998
Drama

Synopsis

Joan Chen makes her directorial debut with this bleak tale, adapted from the award-winning novella “Tian Yu” by Shanghai writer Yan Geling, about the loss of innocence during Mao Zedong’s brutal Cultural Revolution.

Synopsis

Joan Chen makes her directorial debut with this bleak tale, adapted from the award-winning novella “Tian Yu” by Shanghai writer Yan Geling, about the loss of innocence during Mao Zedong’s brutal Cultural Revolution.

Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down GirlDirected byJoan Chen

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1998
Independent Spirit Awards
2000 | Nominee: Best First Feature - Over $500,000
National Board of Review
1999 | Winner: International Freedom Award

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