The Story of Qui Ju (Qiu Ju da guan si) (Qiu Ju Goes to Court) (1992)
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With The Story of Qiu Ju, internationally acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yimou shifts his attention from powerful historical dramas (Raise the Red Lantern and Ju Dou) to contemporary life. Gong Li plays the titular heroine, an average woman in a rural village whose life is unexceptional until her husband is physically attacked by the village elder. When the elder refuses to apologize, Qiu Ju decides to seek legal action with the help of a local magistrate. Soon, her quest for simple justice
Oct 2, 1992 Wide
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Utilizando a montagem de forma precisa para estabelecer o ritmo da vida de seus personagens, Yimou narra uma história bem-humorada e reveladora sobre a China contemporânea, sendo auxiliando por Gong Li em um de seus melhores desempenhos.
Sparks of genius already apparent.
One of Zhang Yimou's finest moments.
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