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Tuya's Marriage (2006)
"Tuya de hun shi" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  8 June 2007 (Italy)
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Set in Inner Mongolia, a physical setback causes a young woman to choose a suitor who can take care of her, as well as her disabled husband.

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Ba'toer ...
Ba'toer - the husband
Sen'ge ...
Bao'lier ...
Bao'lier - the old friend
Bao'erku ...
Bao'erku - the suitor
Zhaya ...
Ting Ting Ren ...
Bao'rao - the daughter
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Tuya is the persevering wife of Bater, a herdsman who lost his legs exploring water in the Neimenggu (Inner Mongolia) grassland that is fast vanishing as a result of desertification. She takes up the sole responsibility to make a living for the family, but develops a dislocated lumbar from her hard labor and risks paralysis herself. Faced with harsh reality, the couple decide to divorce so that Tuya can seek a better life. Imposing her own conditions of a remarriage - her new husband must take care of Bater, their children and their poor herding land, the strong-minded, stubborn, but also gentle, susceptible Tuya embarks on an arduous search for a new husband, and meets suiters who are rich but disingenuous, likable but shy, and saves a suicidal Bater who still longs for Tuya and their children along the way. Written by Perry Yu {perry@pobox.com}

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$2,619 (USA) (4 April 2008)

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$87,329 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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Great touching story
4 March 2010 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Tuya's marriage is a truly remarkable film showing the family changes and humanity of a Mongolian herds-family, The main actress plays the role of an incredible strong woman named Tuya. The liberal way of thinking of these Mongolian people can be a lesson to folks here in the west. Tuya's disabled husband even encourages her to separate from him because it's best for the family.Tuya however only wants to remarry if her ex husband will be accepted as a family member by her new husband. we follow Tuya on her way towards a new life with several would be-new husbands.a film full of love and caring of a people who live in two worlds , ancient way's of living and modernity. fascinating film and story.


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