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still Return to Dust (Li Ruijun, CN 2022)

Return to Dust

Li Ruijun / CN, 2022 / 131 min.

The shy Ma and Cao are forced into an arranged marriage. Slowly, but surely they develop an exceptional bond. This tale of unexpected love has been received as one of the most moving, lyrical films of this year.

poster Return to Dust (Li Ruijun, CN 2022)
Ma and Cao are two middle aged outcasts. She is handicapped and his is a taciturn farmer whose only possession is a donkey. Being single at their age is unthinkable in rural China. When they also become burdens to their families, the latter decide to arrange a marriage against Ma and Cao’s wishes.

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Scenes from this movie may cause fearPersons under 9 years must be accompanied by an adult

Director

Li Ruijun

Production year

2022

Country

CN

Original title

Yin ru chen yan

Length

131 min.

Language

Mandarin Chinese

Subtitles

ENG of NLD

Format

DCP

still Return to Dust (Li Ruijun, CN 2022)
still Return to Dust (Li Ruijun, CN 2022)
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