Tuya's Marriage Reviews

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July 6, 2019
Beneath its sparse exterior lies an achingly romantic tale of longing, devotion, and the lengths that people are willing to go to for love.
December 16, 2017
Now that the dust is settling from the Bejiing Olympics, here's a chance to [experience] a very different kind of Chinese spectacle.
August 22, 2017
It's beautiful and ordinary, strange and utterly familiar all at the same time -- a wonderful film.
August 21, 2017
The arid landscape, seen with a patriotic affection, is a stirring sight. More wonderful, though, is the story: unusual, understated, and sincere.
November 24, 2011
November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
August 15, 2011
An authentic Mongolian romantic comedy, perhaps the first.
February 2, 2009
Nan Yu's work as the titular character and Sen'ge's performance as her nemesis/potential partner carry the film through some of the narrative rough patches
December 14, 2008
Inspired to capture the ebbing traditions of his mother's Mongolian heritage, director pays touching tribute to a strong woman who finally has no choice but to cry.
December 9, 2008
This 2006 drama is refreshing not only for its gentle comic touches but for director Wang Quanan's refusal to sentimentalize China's vanishing nomadic culture: life is harsh and no one's a saint, including his outspoken heroine.
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
A hugely entertaining movie -- surprisingly contemporary, always incisive and often very funny. And heartbreaking.
October 18, 2008
Made with a scrupulous attention to the slow-moving realities of grasslands life but lacking in dramatic heft.
October 18, 2008
A lovely and sad film.
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
September 19, 2008
The film works on a very human level ... because Wang neither romanticizes the Mongolian peasants nor overemphasizes the difficulties they face.
August 29, 2008
[Yu Nan] owns the role of Tuya, delivering a wide-ranging performance that might be called 'star-making' if she didn't already suggest the confidence of an established star.
August 22, 2008
Tuya is majestically played by Beijing actress Yu Nan.
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