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Letter from Masanjia (2018)

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When a desperate SOS letter penned by a political prisoner turns up in Halloween decorations sold in Oregon, it sparks a nail-biting chain of events that exposes appalling human rights ... See full summary »

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Leon Lee

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Caylan Ford, Leon Lee
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When a desperate SOS letter penned by a political prisoner turns up in Halloween decorations sold in Oregon, it sparks a nail-biting chain of events that exposes appalling human rights violations and leads to sweeping labor reform in China. Written by Hot Docs

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An SOS from Across the World

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Masanjia See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,295, 16 September 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$23,481, 18 November 2018
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Flying Cloud Productions See more »
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A true story of our time not to be missed
19 September 2018 | by zhanglin-75282See all my reviews

A very powerful story told delicately. I went to the premiere in New York and was totally amazed by every element of this documentary. The animation based on illustrations by Sun Yi himself is very convincing and touchiing.

I noticed that the reviews by New York Times and LA Times are also very positive. And the rate on Rotten Tomatoes is a surprising 100%.


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