Life on a String Movie Review 1990

Information and Film Reviews for Life on a String the Movie

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Set in the distant past, this is a lyrical story of a young boy searching for a cure for his blindness. His possible cure involves a myth which requires him to devote his life to music and the breaking of 1000 strings on a banjo. Adapted from a story by Shi Tiesheng. In Chinese with English subtitles.

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Kino International, 333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503, New York, NY 10018, Phone: (212)629-6880, Toll-free: 800-562-3330, Fax: (212)714-0871, Email: contact@kino.com, URL: http://www.kino.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 110 minutes.
Originally from Chinese.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Folklore & Legends, Blindness, Adapted from a Story
Screenplay
Chen Kaige
Cast
Xu Qing
Cinematography
Gu Changwei
Director
Chen Kaige
Music
Xiao-Song Qu

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