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Lan feng zheng

AKA: The Blue Kite

Country: China

Genre: Drama



Beijing 1953, Shaolong and Shujuan marry. A year later their son, Tietou (Iron Head), is born. The Party is everywhere: Mao's photos, loud-speaker announcements, visits from the neighborhood committee. Shaolong dies in a reform camp; a close family friend, who protects Shujuan and her son succumbs to malnutrition; a confrontation with the Red Guard leads to injury, imprisonment and death. Shujuan's love for Tietou sustains her, and the child's blue kite embodies hope...


  • Although banned in mainland China for some time, the film made an instant impact on the global exhibition circuit.
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  • Tian Yi
    (Tietou As An Infant)
  • Wenyao Zhang
    (Tietou As A Child)
  • Xiaoman Chen
    (Tietou As A Teenager)
  • Liping Lu
  • Quanxin Pu
  • Xuejian Li

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Don't expect to be entertained. You will be enlightened though!

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