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Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress

Theatrical Release Date:  21 Oct 2004
Home Ent. Release Date:  25 Apr 2004


An evocative and beguiling love story, Balzac and the little Chinese Seamstress is based on the best-selling autobiographical novel of the same name, written by the film's director Dai Sijie. The film is set in a remote area of Western China during the Cultural Revolution and follows two boys, Luo and Ma, through their experience in a re-education camp in Sichuan Province and their love affair with books, music and the local tailor's grand-daughter - the little Chinese seamstress.

Directed By:

  • Dai Sijie


  • Zhou Xun
  • Chen Kun
  • Lui Ye
  • Cong Zhijun

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