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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Dec 2 - Dec 4, 2005

Directed by Dai Sijie
Rated Not Rated, 111 min. - subtitled

Underwritten by Melissa Puff Nibley & Frank Normile of REMAX Mountain Properties & Dolly's Bookstore

This is an adaptation of the best selling novel of the same name about two young men in the mountains of China in the early 1970s. They are sent to be ?reeducated? and shown the hard work involved in rural life. They meet a beautiful and captivating girl and has them taking on an education project of their own. They read to her from hidden and forbidden novels by Balzac and Flaubert. Filled with fine performances, this lyrical film has a delicacy rarely found in cinema today.

Exquisite ? a love song to the universal appeal of great literature. - The Los Angeles Times

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