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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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Cast

Cast overview:
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
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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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Official Sites:

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

28 February 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Breaking the Silence See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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The greatest actress in an average film
1 July 2001 | by Harpo 2046See all my reviews

This film is a good film but not a great film. This film is maybe too much melodramatic to me, and the soundtrack is really bad. But some details save this pretty film : Gong Li and the directing. Gong Li did as usual good work. And the director is quite good.

Moreover this film enables people to understand the social situation of China.


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