Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 39 min.
Two children escape reality through cinema as China's cultural revolution rages.
Director: Jiang Xiao
With her debut, Xiao Jiang has created the Chinese equivalent of "Cinema Paradiso." The Beijing Film Academy graduate's confident first feature is a lovely, elegant paean to the joy and liberty that films offer as a symbol. show more
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