Hsimeng Rensheng's fact-based film tells the story of famed Taiwanese puppet master Li Tien-Lu and the earth-shaking events that shaped his life from the early 20th century through World War II. The drama focuses on the Japanese occupation of China, during which Tien-Lu and his fellow artists were compelled to promote the Japanese cause. Tien-Lu appears as himself in his later years in this Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize winner from 1993.
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- Hsiao-hsien Hou
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Chinese Mandarin: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it