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76 Ratings

The Back

Beimian

Directed by Liu Bingjian
France, Hong Kong, 2010
Thriller

Synopsis

Hong Tao, thirty years old, has moved from the countryside to Beijing. He lives since the Cultural Revolution with a strange secret. Back then, his father was a famous Mao’s portrait painter and, obsessed with the leader’s representation, started tattooing Mao on human skins.

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The Back Directed by Liu Bingjian

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