Rice Paddy (La Rizière)

 

Rice Paddy

 

Feature Presentation

 

   Sunday, October 7th, 6:55 pm


   Wednesday, October 10th, 1:00 pm

 

 

US PREMIERE                                                                                   

 

LA RIZIÈRE (THE RICE PADDY) (China/France, 2010; 80 min.)
Director: Xiaoling Zhu

 

A Qiu, a 12 year old Dong girl, an ethnic minority from Southern China, is brought up with her younger brother by their grandparents while the parents work at a building site in the provincial capital.

 

A Qiu divides her life between school, where she dreams of becoming a writer, and work in the rice fields. During the harvest, her grandmother dies and theparents return from the city for a while, but rebuilding the family ties and keeping the family farm afloat is not easy.


Cast: Yang Yingqiu, Yang Xiaoyuan, Wu Shenming

 

Rice Paddy

 

 

 

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