BALZAC AND THE LITTLE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS

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BALZAC AND THE LITTLE CHINESE SEAMSTRESS

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Based on writer-director Dai Sijie’s bestselling autobiographical novel of the same name, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is a beguiling love story set during the 1970’s Cultural Revolution.

Luo (Chen Kun) and Ma (Liu Ye), two bourgeois young men from the city are sent to a remote, culturally barren mountain village for re-education in Maoist principles. Discovering a hidden cache of books by western writers such as Flaubert, Dumas and Balzac. the pair transmit their love of art and literature to the knowledge hungry local seamstress (the commanding Xun Zhou, Beijing Bicycle, Suzhou River), with whom they both promptly fall in love.

Will only play on European Region 2 or multi-region DVD players.


DVD Extras

  1. Making of Featurette
  2. Interviews
  3. Cast and Crew Biographies
  4. Stills Gallery
  5. Trailer Reel

  • Running Time 110 mins
  • Genre Drama / Romance
  • Starring Chen Kun, Liu Ye, Xun Zhou
  • Country France / China
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