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Woman Sesame Oil Maker (1993)

Woman Sesame Oil Maker





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Madame Xiang (Gaowa Siqin) made a life for herself operating a sesame oil business, despite decades of hardship after being sold at age 7 to an alcoholic who would later become her husband. Knowing firsthand the anguish an abusive husband can bring, Xiang struggles with the idea of buying the bride that her mentally unstable son longs for. Will she give in to her son's wishes or try to save a girl from her own troubled fate?more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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On DVD: Sep 7, 2004
Yellow Line International

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Fantastic movie by its simplicity, its description of the harshness of being a woman, its photography, all....Cannot exactly why it was so peaceful and satisfying, but it definitely was.
no wonder it won all the Golden Bear award, 43rd Berlin Film Festival, 1993, Outstanding film award of Chinese Government, 1993, Third place of Shanghai Film critic's Ten Best Films, 1993, Best Screenplay of The Beijing Film Academy Award, 1993

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