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Le palanquin des larmes (1988)

The story of three generations of a family in Shanghai against the backdrop of tumultuous times.

Director:

Jacques Dorfmann
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jie Chen Jie Chen ... Chow Chen Lie (child)
Zongying Huang Zongying Huang ... Judy Wang (as Huang Zhong Yin)
Wen Jiang ... Wei Hi
Gao Junxia Gao Junxia ... Mei Ling
Gabriel Monnet Gabriel Monnet ... L'aveugle
Henry O Henry O ... Uncle King (as Jiang Xi Ren)
Espérance Pham Thai Lan ... Adolescente (voice)
Yi Qing Yi Qing ... Chow Chen Lie (adult)
Beulah Quo Beulah Quo ... Mme Chen
Elizabeth Sung ... Tsong Hai
Ysé Tran Ysé Tran
Huai-Qing Tu Huai-Qing Tu ... Chow Ching Lie Adolescent
Yemang Zhou Yemang Zhou ... Yu Wang (as Zhou Yiemang)
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The story of three generations of a family in Shanghai against the backdrop of tumultuous times.

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Country:

France | Canada | China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

16 November 1988 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Wiege der Tränen See more »

Filming Locations:

China See more »

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Mono
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