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Films/Peach Girl

Past Screenings
Saturday, May 28, 3:45 PM
Egyptian Theatre
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Peach Girl
Taohua qi xue ji
China, 1931, 100 Minute Running Time
Genre: Drama
Program: Special Archival Presentations
Language: Mandarin

Live musical accompaniment by Donald Sosin

Ruan Ling-yu (THE GODDESS) plays Lingu, a peasant girl who falls in love with the landlord's son and bears his child. He promises marriage, but he is forbidden to see her much less help her. Director Bu used melodrama to thwart government censors and show contrast and conflict between the classes.

DIRECTOR: Bu Wancang
Screenwriter: Huang Yicuo
Cinematographer: Huang Shaofen
Principal Cast: Ruan Ling-yu, Jin Yan, S. Y. Li, Wang Guilin, Zhou Lili
Filmography: Maternal Radiance (1933); Namely Love and Duty (1931); A Spray of Plum Blossoms (1931);

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