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Program Title: Zhou Yu's Train
EASC Code: CZ-01
Series Title:
Region/Country: China
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD & VHS
Director: Sun Zhou
Producer: Huand Jianxin / Sun Zhou
Release Date: 2003
Running Time: 90 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Gong Li, the female icon of modern Chinese cinema, teams up again with Sun Zhou, following their collaboration on the moving and award winning drama Breaking the Silence. She give a stupendous performance in possibly the most sensual role of her career, as a woman caught between two lovers, and two dimensions of desire. Zhou Yu, a ceramic artesian in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy, sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate lover with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she meets the hedonistic vet Zhang Qiang, and begins a torrid affair, which takes her to another train station, and another level of lust. Driven by the locomotive of love and desire, she hurtles through a dark tunnel of no return
Data Entry Date: 5/20/2003