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Tuya's Marriage (2006)

Tuya de hun shi (original title)
Not Rated | | 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.

Director:

Quan'an Wang

Writers:

Wei Lu, Quan'an Wang
6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Nan Yu ... Tuya
Ba'toer Ba'toer ... Ba'toer - the husband
Sen'ge Sen'ge ... Sen'ge - the neighbor
Bao'lier Bao'lier ... Bao'lier - the old friend
Bao'erku Bao'erku ... Bao'erku - the suitor
Zhaya Zhaya ... Zhaya - the son
Ting Ting Ren Ting Ting Ren ... Bao'rao - the daughter
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

8 June 2007 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Il matrimonio di Tuya See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,619, 6 April 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$87,329, 2 November 2008
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Marriage
4 November 2017 | by fezhang-56830See all my reviews

This movie makes me think about myself: compare the living conditions between Mongolia and us, I definitely think I am lucky, and thanks to my family. In Mongolia, the child needs to do a lot of work that I did not even try before, and they are lacking water resource. Also, their transportation is poor. Tuya's Marriage also shows their attitude of living, they do not give up, they still want to stay at their home instead of going to the city. Tuya is a strong woman, his husband is paralytic, so she needs to take care of her family by herself; she goes thousands of miles to get water and depasture sheeps every day, even she has physical problems. She divorced her husband in order to give a better condition to her family, she says everyone wants to marry me needs also need to support her ex-husband. The favorite scene in this movie is her child had been trapped in a wolf attack, she comes and says" do not worry, if these wolves attack you, I will eat them and leave these sheep here, I am gonna take you home". On this movie, I see a great mom, wife and a hot heart person.


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