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**Available only till Tuesday 18 August 2359hrs**
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ZHANG YIMOU ♥ GONG LI SHOWCASE
Gong Li is heartbreakingly brilliant as farm woman Qui Ju. When her husband is kicked and beaten without provocation by the arrogant village leader, Qui Ju wants an apology and explanation. When none are forthcoming, she takes her case to the national government, where she becomes mummified in bureaucratic red tape.
As Qui Ju goes from individual to statistic, her story becomes everybody's story, and the viewer will be hard put not to empathise with the poor woman's plight. While the film was heavily censored for its release in China, Qui Ju was released uncensored to the rest of the world, to universal acclaim.