Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Image
Metascore
65

Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

Summary: Based on the international best-seller, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is set in the early 1970's during the later stages of China's "Cultural Revolution," as two city-bred teenage best friends, Luo (Kun Chen) and Ma (Ye Liu), are sent to a backward mountainous region for Maoist re-education. (Empire Pictures)
Runtime: 110 min
Production: Canal+
Genres: Biography, Drama, Comedy, Romance
Countries: China, France
Languages: French, Mandarin
Home Release Date: Dec 27, 2005
Director Credit
Sijie Dai Director
Writer Credit
Nadine Perront Writer
Sijie Dai Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Kun Chen Luo
Xun Zhou Little Chinese Seamstress
Ye Liu Ma
Cast Credit
Guy-Pierre Bennet Journalist
He Zhang Peasant
Hongwei Wang Four Eyes
Jie Min Peasant
Jing Fang Female Villager
Lina Mei Female Villager
Qing-yun Fan Doctor
Quilène Boileux Airport Shop Assistant
Shuangbao Wang Head Of The Village
Tianlu Chen Director Of The Commune
Wei Chen Wife Of The Head Of The Village
Xiong Xiao Mother Of Four Eyes
Yukun Xu Peasant
Yulin Chen Female Villager
Zhijun Cong Old Tailor
Zuohui Tang Old Mill Worker
Producer Credit
Bernard Lorain Executive Producer
Lise Fayolle Producer
Pujian Wang Executive Producer
Wang Zhebin Executive Producer
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