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The Story of Qiu Ju

Qiu Ju da guan si

Directed by Zhang Yimou
Hong Kong, China, 1992


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.

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The Story of Qiu Ju Directed by Zhang Yimou

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1992 | 5 wins including: Best Actress (Golden Ciak)

1992 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award

Independent Spirit Awards

1994 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

National Board of Review

1993 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

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