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Title Life on a string [(DVD) videorecording] = Bian zou bian chang / a film by Chen Kaige ; Don Ranvaud presents a Serene production ; with Pandora Film, Beijing Film Studio, and China Film Co-production Corporation in association with Film Four International [and others] ; director, screenplay, Chen Kaige ; co-producer, Hung Huang.

Publication Info. N[ew] Y[ork], N.Y. : Kino on Video, [2001]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Foreign Films  CHINESE LIF    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; letterboxed (widescreen).
Language In Mandarin with English subtitles.
Cast Liu Zhongyuan, Huang Lei, Xu Qing.
Credits Director of photography, Gu Changwei ; editor, Pei Xinonan ; music, Qu Xino Song ; vocalist, Wang Di.
Note From a short story by Shi Tiesheng.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary Story of a saintly blind man who as a boy was promised the restoration of his sight if he devoted his life to music. He and a young blind disciple travel the countryside seeking enlightenment and inspiring people with their singing and banjo playing.
Subject Fables, Chinese -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Blind musicians -- China -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Subject Chinese language materials
Genre Feature films.
Foreign films China.
Feature films China.
Motion pictures, Chinese.
Chinese language materials.
Added Author Ranvaud, Donald, producer.
Hung, Huang, producer.
Chen, Kaige, 1952- director, screenwriter.
Liu, Zhongyuan, actor.
Huang, Lei, actor.
Xu, Qing, actor.
Shi, Tiesheng, 1951-2010, author.
Serene Productions (Firm)
Pandora Film (Firm)
Beijing dian ying zhi pian chang.
Zhongguo dian ying he zuo zhi pian gong si.
Kino International Corporation.
Added Title Bian zou bian chang
Life on a string
Bian zou bian chang.
Standard No. 738329023324
Music No. K233 Kino International
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