THE GODDESS | TIFF

THE GODDESS

(China)

Directed by:
Wu Yonggang
Cast:
Ruan Ling-Yu, Zhang Zhizhi, Li Keng
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2019
Category:
Synopsis:

A young woman sells herself by night on the streets of Shanghai in order to support her son. When the boy starts school he is ostracized by other kids due to her profession, but she takes great joy in providing an education and a potential better future for him. But is there any chance for her to have a normal life? This classic of silent Chinese cinema will be accompanied live by American guitar player Gary Lucas!

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