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2005 EAST ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL
with English subtitles Dir. Dai Sijie China 2002 1hr 50mins with Zhou Xun, Chen Kun, Cong Zhijun A beguiling love story set during the 1970s Cultural Revolution and based on Dai Sijie's autobiographical novel. Two bourgeois men from the city are sent to a mountain village for 're-education'. They discover a hidden cache of books by western writers and the pair transmit their love of art and literature to the knowledge-hungry local seamstress.