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牛皮 (Original title)

2005 Drama, Documentary

About

Daily life in an impossibly cramped Beijing apartment takes on epic proportions in this, intimate portrait, with unprecedented access, of a working-class Chinese family. Boldly transforming documentary into fiction, Liu Jiayin cast her parents and herself as fictionalized versions of themselves. Her father, Liu Zaiping, sells leather bags but is slowly going bankrupt. He argues with his wife, Jia...

7.0
3
Runtime

110 minutes

Country

China

Language

Mandarin

Cast

Keywords

woman director

Lists

#616 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?