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Nu Shu

A Short film by Yue-Qing Yang

Produced by Solferino Images

Production year : 2007

    Synopsis

    In the region Jiang-Jong, in China, illiterate farmers developed their own secret language, the Nu Shu, which means feminine writing. In this upsetting documentary , centred on Huan-Yi Yang, an eighty-six-year-old woman, the only person living who knows how to read and write the Nu Shu, reveals a culture arisen from the resistance in the male domination.

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Solferino Images

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    ICTV

    Foreign production company :

    Sichuan Television

    About

    Film from the collection China wakes up.

    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producer :

    Michel Noll

    Foreign Producer :

    Chaoyang Cheng

    Director of photography :

    Yue-Qing Yang

    Production managers :

    Brian Hamilton, Éric Lambert

    Sound Editor :

    Olivier Lafuma

    Screenwriter :

    Yue-Qing Yang

    Voice-overs :

    Sylvie Herbert, Jean Leclerc, Cécile Magnet

    Sound Recordist :

    Dale Darlington

    Editors :

    Paul Lievesley, Isabelle Collin

    Sound Mixer :

    Olivier Lafuma

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Documentary

    Themes :

    Education, Society

    Production language :

    Chinese

    Coproducer countries :

    France, China

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, China)

    Production year :

    2007

    Runtime :

    55 min 57 seconds

    Visa number :

    122.320

    Visa issue date :

    16/01/2009

    Production formats :

    DV-CAM

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    4/3

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Director