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Breaking the Silence (2000)

Piao liang ma ma (original title)
Gong Li stars in this low-key drama about a single mother who will do anything to provide for her son. Sun Liying (Li) struggles to care for her hearing-impaired child Zheng Da (Gao Xin) after her taxi driver husband divorces.

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Zhou Sun
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Credited cast:
Li Gong ... Sun Liying
Xin Gao ... Zheng Da
Jing-ming Shi Jing-ming Shi ... Fang Zipin
Yue Guan ... Zheng Peidong
Xiuqing Yue Xiuqing Yue ... Da He
Chengru Li Chengru Li ... Jia
Liping Lü ... Jiao
Kesheng Lei Kesheng Lei ... Newspaper Station Manager
Qing Lin Qing Lin ... Mrs. Luo
Yufeng Zhou Yufeng Zhou ... Yanzi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jinpeng Wang Jinpeng Wang
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Gong Li stars in this low-key drama about a single mother who will do anything to provide for her son. Sun Liying (Li) struggles to care for her hearing-impaired child Zheng Da (Gao Xin) after her taxi driver husband divorces.

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Typical.
15 October 2000 | by peter-411See all my reviews

Fans of Chinese cinema will find nothing new with this film. Gong Li is OK but the story has been told by a million other Chinese films. There have been so many original films coming out of China over the last year with themes and stories that are very new. This is not one of them.


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Country:

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Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

28 February 2001 (France) See more »

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