Oxhide

2005 Drama

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...

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Directed by

Liu Jiayin

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

China

Language

Mandarin

Keywords

woman director

Lists

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