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Don’t be mislead into thinking that a film about the Chinese Cultural Revolution has to be heavy. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Director of the Commune Qing-yun Fan The film bazac set in a period between andduring the later stage of the Chinese Cultural Revolution. They both fell in love with a beautiful local girl, granddaughter of an old tailor and known to everyone as the Little Seamstress.

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This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat The book is the winner of several literary awards. All the supporting roles are great too, and costureirijha are quite a few of them.

Use the HTML below. Retrieved from ” https: The village headman, who has just had an unsuccessful dental surgery, threatens to arrest Luo and the narrator for harboring forbidden ideas from The Count of Monte Costureirinah if they don’t agree to find a solution to the headman’s dental problems.

A West Lake Moment Little Chinese Seamstress Ye Liu Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress simplified Chinese: Edit Did You Know? In the last paragraph, however, despite everything that chineesa said before, he gave the film top rating simply because it was so beautifully made. The novel, written by Dai Sijie, is about two teenage boys during the Chinese Cultural RevolutionLuo, described as having “a genius for storytelling”, [1] and the unnamed narrator, “a fine musician”.


Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (film) – Wikipedia

Luo begins to read to the Little Seamstress every day, books including those by StendhalKipling and Dostoevsky. Dai Sijie, as “an entertaining recorder of China’s ‘ten lost years’,” addresses the Cultural Revolution. In the late s, when he sees on the news that the construction of the Three Gorges Dam will soon flood the village he spent three years in, Ma travels back in the hope of finding the Little Seamstress again.

Based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same title by Dai, the film revolves around two young Chinese boys of bourgeois background who were sent to a remote village in Sichuan province for three years of re-education during the Cultural Revolution.

Balzac e a costureirinha chinesa

During those years of intellectual oppression, the three found solace and liberation in a collection of banned translated novels by Western authors, among whom their favourite was Balzac.

In China, in the lingering grip of the cultural revolution, two university students, Luo and Ma, are sent to a mountain mining village as part of their reeducation duty to purge them of their classical western oriented education. Learn more More Like This. However, none compare to the young seamstress granddaughter of the local tailor.

New York Times Book Review. She eventually leaves the mountain and everything that she has known without saying goodbye, to start a new life in the city.

Jeff S of Publishers Weekly said that the novel “emphasize[s] the power of literature to free the mind. The film explores the themes of youth, love, and freedom in those dark times in China. A film based on his novel directed by Dai was released in The Chief also examines the boys’ luggage and burns a cookbook, which he claims to be bourgeois.


A vast majority of the characters in the narrative have ” epithets rather than names”, [6] adding to the relaxed writing style of the novel. A father, a retiring mailman, walks his son over his job in the mountainous regions of Hunan province. Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

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Luo comes back to the village three months after this unexpected event. However, since the revolutionary society does not permit having children out of wedlock, and she and Luo are too young, the narrator must set up a secret abortion for her.

Stealing a departing student’s secret cache of forbidden books of classic western literature such as the works of Honore de Balzac, they set about to woo her and teach her things she had never imagined.

One day, however, the Little Seamstress, now completely changed by the new ideas Luo and Ma have introduced her to, abruptly decides to leave the village to seek out “a new life,” despite pleas from her grandfather and Luo. Luo becomes costureieinha and incinerates all of the foreign books “in [a] frenzy”, [5] ending the novel.

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress – Wikipedia

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