Fengming: A Chinese Memoir (He Fengming) (2008)

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Winter in China. Wrapped in her coat, an old woman walks slowly through a housing complex to her apartment. Inside, He Fengming settles into her armchair and her memories take us back to 1949, through 30 years of her life and of New China.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Documentary , Special Interest
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 wide
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Capricci

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Critic Reviews for Fengming: A Chinese Memoir (He Fengming)

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2)

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Full Review… | December 2, 2008
Village Voice
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The running time and the film's static nature will put off some viewers, but the compelling story at its heart has drama to spare.

Full Review… | December 1, 2008
New York Magazine/Vulture
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With virtually a single-camera set-up and absolute attention paid to a woman who survived the horrors of Mao's China, Wang Bing continues his run as one of the world's supreme doc filmmakers.

Full Review… | May 25, 2007
Variety
Top Critic

Speaking to the camera, you watch this frail woman command authority and, at times, fear. Before your eyes, she's wrestling with demons.

Full Review… | December 5, 2008
Boxoffice Magazine

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