SOUL OF A PAINTER | TIFF

SOUL OF A PAINTER

(China)

Directed by:
Huang Shuqin
Cast:
Gong Li, Da Shichang, Tung-Shing Yee
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2019
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Synopsis:

In the early Republic of China, a village girl loses her parents and is sold to a brothel. There she meets Pan Zanhua, who has just become the governor of the customs. He finds out that she likes painting and helps her develop her passion... Is there any chance for poor orphan girl to become a world-famous painter? A classic of Chinese cinema, screened at TIFF in a digitally restored version!

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