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(1986/People's Republic of China, 110 min., color, drama) In the midst of the Cultural Revolution, a teenaged girl befriends a man just before he is sent to the countryside for political reform. When she volunteers to take care of the man's only child, she is shunned by her family and the entire town. In Mandarin with English subtitles. Discussion follows film with David Buckley.

Guest List

David Buckley

Prof. Jerry Carlson Professor of film studies, City College of New York