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13 March 2002 (France) See more »
A prostitute from the Northeast, desperate and unable to make ends meet, abandons her baby. An unemployed... See more » | Add synopsis »
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11 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Willfully unclear conclusion for audience to ponder. See more (5 total) »



Directed by
Chao Wang 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chao Wang  novel
Chao Wang  screenplay

Produced by
Fang Li .... executive producer
Chao Wang .... producer
Cinematography by
Xi Zhang 
Film Editing by
Chao Wang 
Production Design by
Chao Wang 
Sound Department
Wang Yu .... sound
Other crew
Claire Viroulaud .... press attache


Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Anyangde guer" - China (original title)
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84 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Chosen by "Telerama" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2002 (#08)See more »


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Willfully unclear conclusion for audience to ponder., 26 November 2003
Author: zzmale

The first half of the film is shockingly realistic in the reform era China: the rise of poverty and resurgence of decadence that is experienced by many Chinese accompanied the rise of wealth, which is not experienced by most Chinese. The latter half of the film shows the confusion and the difficulties of moral judgment.

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