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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (2002)

10/09/2002 (US) Drama 1h 56m
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A tailor-made love story.


During the Cultural Revolution, two young men are sent to a remote mining village where they fall in love with the local tailor's beautiful granddaughter and discover a suitcase full of forbidden Western novels.

  1. Dai Sijie

    Director, Novel, Screenplay

  2. Nadine Perront


Top Billed Cast

  1. Zhou Xun

    Zhou Xun

    Little Seamstress

  2. Chen Kun

    Chen Kun

    Luo Min

  3. Ye Liu

    Ye Liu

    Ma Jianling

  4. Wang Shuangbao

    Wang Shuangbao

    Head of the Village

  5. Cong Zhijun

    Cong Zhijun

    Old Tailor

  6. Wang Hongwei

    Wang Hongwei

    Four Eyes

  7. Xiao Xiong

    Xiao Xiong

    Mother of Four Eyes

  8. Zuohui Tang

    Zuohui Tang

    Old Mill Worker

  9. Tianyu Chen

    Director of the Commune

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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Original Title 巴尔扎克与小裁缝

Status Released

Original Language Chinese

Budget -

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