The Story of Qiu Ju

The Story of Qiu Ju (秋菊打官司) Director: Zhang Yimou Country: China Year: 1992 “The Story Of Qiu Ju” on Amazon. After seeing such visually elegant films from the director Zhang Yimou like “Ju Dou” and “Raise the Red Lantern”, “The … Continue reading

Ju Dou

Ju Dou (菊豆) Director: Zhang Yimou, Yang Fengliang Written: Liu Heng Country: China Year: 1990 “Ju Dou” on Amazon. “Ju Dou” is the brutal and sad story of women’s reality in rural China. It is one of the remarkable, woman-centered … Continue reading