Under the Hawthorn Tree | TIFF

Under the Hawthorn Tree

Under the Hawthorn Tree (China)

Directed by:
Zhang Yimou
Cast:
Zhou Dongyu, Dou Xiao, Yu Xinbo
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2012
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Synopsis:

A beautifully innocent and melancholy love story takes place at the end of China's Cultural Revolution, over 30 years ago. Because her mother is branded a "capitalist", Jingqiu, a beautiful city girl, is sent to be "re-educated" through work in the countryside. She is housed with a group in a small village, where she meets Lao San, a young geologist, and is drawn to his responsible character. The two fall in love...

Festivals:
Pusan 2010, Rio de Janeiro 2010, Valladolid 2011

Awards:
Best Actress (Zhou Dongyu) - Valladolid 2011

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