The Story of Qiu Ju
Gong Li delivers a superbly nuanced performance as the titular heroine in director Yimou Zhang's droll take on the absurdities of bureaucratic impotency. Set in a remote Chinese province, the film follows pregnant peasant Qui Ju on her resolute quest for justice after the village elder kicks her husband in the family jewels. Merely seeking an apology from the stubborn chief, Qui Ju soon gets caught in the cogs of an exasperating legal system.
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- Yimou Zhang
- Chinese Mandarin
- This movie is
- 1994 Independent Spirit Awards®
- Best Foreign Film nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
NoLanguage and sound
Chinese Mandarin: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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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