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Zhang Yimou, Fengliang Yang

Ju Dou

95' - 1990 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: Mandarin
Director: Zhang Yimou, Fengliang Yang Composer: Ru-jin Xia, Jiping Zhao With: Gong Li, Wei Li, Baotian Li
A woman married to the brutal and infertile owner of a dye mill in rural China conceives a boy with her husband's nephew but is forced to raise her son as her husband's heir without revealing his parentage in this circular tragedy. This tale of romantic and familial love in the face of unbreakable tradition is more universal than its setting.

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Credits

Director

Zhang Yimou, Fengliang Yang

Composer

Ru-jin Xia, Jiping Zhao

With

Gong Li, Wei Li, Baotian Li

Scenario

Heng Liu

Director of Photography

Changwei Gu, Lun Yang

Editor

Yuan Du

Producer

Hu Jian, Yasuyoshi Tokuma, Wenze Zhang

More information

Dialogue

Mandarin

Countries of production

China, Japan

Year

1990

Filmography

Zhang Yimou
Raise the Red Latern (1991), The Story of Qiu Ju (1992), Keep Cool (1997), Not One Less (1999), The Road Home (1999), Hero (2002), House of the Flying Daggers (2004), Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005), Curse of the Golden Flower (2006), A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009), Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010), The Flowers of War (2011), Coming Home (2014), The Great Wall (2016), Shadow (2018), One Second (2020), a.o.

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