Literature on Screen: “Red Sorghum”

Literature on Screen: “Red Sorghum”

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Fri 24 Nov 2017, 7.30 pm

From TPD:

In the third week of the Literature on Screen movie month, TPD would like to present the film Red Sorghum by director Yimou Zhang.

Film notes

RED SORGHUM • China • 1987
91′ | Drama • History • Romance
Directed by Yimou Zhang

Red Sorghum is a film about a young woman’s life working on a distillery for sorghum liquor. It is based on the novel Red Sorghum Clan by Nobel laureate Mo Yan.

The film marked the directorial debut of internationally acclaimed filmmaker Zhang Yimou, and the acting debut of film star Gong Li. With its lush and lusty portrayal of peasant life, it immediately vaulted Zhang to the forefront of the Fifth Generation directors. The film won the Golden Bear Award at Berlin Film Festival. [Wikipedia]

Language: Mandarin with Vietnamese subtitles

• The film screening is for educational purpose and fundraising for Young Cinema Fund of TPD.
• Donation (at the door): 20,000 VND/audience.
• Doors open at 7 pm and close when the screening room is full.
• Seats are assigned on the first-come-first-served basis.

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Watch the film’s trailer here:

Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

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