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Ningdu (Silver Bird and Rainbow Fish)

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Lei Lei / NL, US, 2022 / 104 min.

According to Chinese artist and filmmaker Lei Lei (36), the members of his generation are not interested in history. For his light-footed, slightly surreal animated documentary, Lei Lei interviewed his father and grandfather, victims of Mao’s Cultural Revolution.

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With the Great Leap Forward (1958-1962) and the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), Mao sought to force his country to take a giant step forwards: in the 1950s by drawing up a Five-Year Plan for accelerated industrialisation and increasing agricultural yields (collectivisation); in the 1960s by breathing new life into the idea of constantly renewing Socialist Revolution.

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This movie is suitable for all ages

Director

Lei Lei

Production year

2022

Country

NL, US

Original title

Ningdu

Length

104 min.

Language

Chinese

Subtitles

ENG of NLD

Format

DCP

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