The Story of Qiuju

(China Movie)
The Story of Qiuju (DVD) China Movie
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The Story of Qiuju

The Story of Qiuju

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  • NTSC
  • Audio
  • Mandarin
  • Subtitle
  • English, Chinese
  • Disc
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  • Title : The Story of Qiuju / 秋菊打官司
  • Genre : Drama
  • Running time: Appx. 100 minutes
  • Date of airing / In cinema : 1993
  • Listing date : 06 Mar 2012
  • Disc Qty : 1 pcs
  • Weight : 150(g)
  • Production country : China

  • Directed by
  • Zhang Yimou
  • Cast by
  • Gong Li , Lei Gesheng , Liu Peiqi , Yang Liu Chun
  • Synopsis
  • A clash between Qiuju's husband Qinglai anf the village head Wang Shantang leads to a fight in which Qinglai is injured. Qiu thinks Wang owes her husband an apology, but the village head, whose pride has been hurt by a remark made by Qinglai remains unrepentant.

    When Qiuju takes the matter up with police, Constable Li Shunlin attempts meditation between the pasties. Li considers the matter settled when Wang agrees to pay Qinglai's medical bill. Considering it insufficient redress, Qiuju returns the money and sues Wang. The case comes to trial...

    Venice Film Festival, 1992
    Golden Lion
    OCIC Award - Honorable Mention
    Volpi Cup — Best Actress, Gong Li
    Vancouver International Film Festival, 1992
    Most Popular Film
    Changchun Film Festival, 1992
    Golden Deer
    Golden Rooster Awards, 1993
    Best Actress — Gong Li
    Best Film
    Hundred Flowers Awards, 1993
    Best Film
    French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, 1993
    Critics Award — Best Foreign Film, Zhang Yimou
    Independent Spirit Awards, 1994
    Best Foreign Film — Zhang Yimou
    National Society of Film Critics Awards, 1994
    Best Foreign Language Film

  • Synopsis
  • A clash between Qiuju's husband Qinglai anf the village head Wang Shantang leads to a fight in which Qinglai is injured. Qiu thinks Wang owes her husband an apology, but the village head, whose pride has been hurt by a remark made by Qinglai remains unrepentant.

    When Qiuju takes the matter up with police, Constable Li Shunlin attempts meditation between the pasties. Li considers the matter settled when Wang agrees to pay Qinglai's medical bill. Considering it insufficient redress, Qiuju returns the money and sues Wang. The case comes to trial...

    Venice Film Festival, 1992
    Golden Lion
    OCIC Award - Honorable Mention
    Volpi Cup — Best Actress, Gong Li
    Vancouver International Film Festival, 1992
    Most Popular Film
    Changchun Film Festival, 1992
    Golden Deer
    Golden Rooster Awards, 1993
    Best Actress — Gong Li
    Best Film
    Hundred Flowers Awards, 1993
    Best Film
    French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, 1993
    Critics Award — Best Foreign Film, Zhang Yimou
    Independent Spirit Awards, 1994
    Best Foreign Film — Zhang Yimou
    National Society of Film Critics Awards, 1994
    Best Foreign Language Film