Shun LI And The Poet (2012)
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Two outsiders become unlikely friends in this drama from filmmaker Andrea Segre. Shun Li (Zhao Tao) is a thirtysomething single mother from China who has come to Italy in the hope of providing a better life for herself and her son. However, Shun Li has partnered with an unscrupulous employment agency that shifts her from job to job and makes it difficult for her to pay her fees so she can make enough money to bring her son to Italy. She works as a barmaid in a shabby waterfront tavern in the
Apr 15, 2013
There is not much happiness in the lives of these two people, but they have each other.
A thin but attractively opalescent immigrant study, prioritizing exquisite, atmospheric detail over the bigger picture.
Lyrical, moving saga of a fragile friendship amid cultural alienation and prejudice
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