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Wan Qiwu in The Red Detachment of Women

The Red Detachment of Women

1970 NR

In a stunning journey, Wu Qionghua rises from humble beginnings as a cruel man's servant to command a group of female soldiers as a valiant leader in China's Red Army. Xie Jin directs this foreign-language classic based on the novel by the same name, which was also famously adapted into a ballet that was performed in China for a visiting President Nixon in 1972. Chen Qiang, Wang Xingang and Zhu Xijuan co-star.