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

Cast and Crew

Folklore & Legends, Blindness, Adapted from a Story
Chen Kaige
Xu Qing
Gu Changwei
Chen Kaige
Xiao-Song Qu

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