Chen, Joan,, Lu, Lu., Lopsang.Yan, Geling. (Eds.) (1999) Xiu XiuThe sent down girl New York, NY : Unapix Entertainment :MLA Citation
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Xiu Xiu [videorecording] : The sent down girl /
Whispering Steppes L.P. ; produced by Joan Chen & Alice Chan ; written by Yan Geling & Joan Chen ; directed by Joan Chen.
|Names:||Chen, Joan, | Lu, Lu. | Lopsang. | Yan, Geling.|
|Published:||New York, NY : Unapix Entertainment : c1999.|
|Topics:||Women - China - Drama. | Youth - China - Drama. | Motion pictures, Chinese. | Motion pictures - Censorship - China. | Feature films.|
|Regions:||China - In motion pictures. | Tibet (China) - In motion pictures.|
|Physical Description:||1 videodisc (100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
|Language Note:||In Mandarin with English subtitles.
|Summary:||Between 1967 and 1976, nearly 8 million Chinese youths were "sent down" for specialized training to the remotest corners of the country. The young and beautiful Xiu Xiu dreamt of becoming a horse trainer in Tibet, far away from her busy city home. Her training begins in the isolated plains of Tibet but slowly Xiu Xiu discovers that she is unlikely to ever see her home again without a wealthy sponsor. Her world becomes a horrifying cage, where "patrons" promise her escape in exchange for her sexual compromise.
|Performer:||Li Xiaolu, Luosangqunpei.
|Notes:||Originally produced as a motion picture.
Based on the story "Tʻien yü" by Yen Ko-ling.
"Banned in China for political and sexual content"--Container.
Chen, Joan, 1961-
Yan, Geling. Tian yu.
Unapix Entertainment, Inc.
Whispering Steppes L.P.
Image Entertainment (Firm)