Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl

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Release Date: October 10, 1998

Running Time: 99 min

Rating: R

Director: Joan Chen

Producer: Alice Chen, Joan Chen

Writer: Geling Yan (novel), Joan Chen (screenplay)

Cast: Li Xiaolu, Lopsang, Zheng Qian

Synopsis: Young teen girl, Xiu Xiu, is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China).  A year later, she agrees to go to an even more remote spot with a Tibetan saddle tramp, Lao Jin, to learn horse herding.