The Story of Qiu Ju

A pregnant peasant woman seeks redress from the Chinese bureaucracy after the village chief kicks her husband in the groin in this comedy of justice. As she is frustrated by each level of the hierarchy and travels farther and farther away from the countryside the viewer is also provided with a look at the changing Chinese society through the verite camera used in most scenes.

Release Date: 16 April 1993

Runtime: 101 min


Director: Yimou Zhang

The Story of Qiu Ju

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