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Program Title: Red Detachment of Women [Honse nianzijun]
EASC Code: CR-02
Series Title:
Region/Country: China
Language:
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama, Gender/Women's Studies
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director:
Producer: Tianma Studios
Release Date: 1961
Running Time: 84 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: "A woman raised to be a daughter-in-law of a wealthy family rejects the privileged life to become company leader of the country's first all-woman Red Army unit. The film, which is set in the e1930s on Hainan Island, won the best feature film prize at the First Hundred Flowers Awards." -- "Chinese Movies," Shangahai on Internet (http://www.sh.com/culture/film/movie17.htm#red)
Data Entry Date: 1/25/1999