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Tuya's Marriage (2006)

Tuya de hun shi (original title)
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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8 June 2007 (Italy)  »

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Il matrimonio di Tuya  »

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

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$87,329 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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the main protagonist is a woman
9 May 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

One of he most interesting films from chines mainland. There are no stunt fights, no killings. This is a human story with human complexities and how a strong woman tries to solve her problem. He enduring love and affections for her disabled husband and her children constitute the main theme. In the background there is another actor, THE LANDSCAPE. Even though the steppe land with brushes and those mountains are harsh to the inhabitants, on screen it looks breathtaking. The film shows how women were doing back-breaking chores(literally in this case) for ages for which man has to be thankful and gracious to her. An absorbing film to watch.


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