Tuya’s Marriage (Tuya de hun shi)

Miami Beach Cinematheque. From Sep 5th through Sep 7th, 2008.  Miami Beach Cinematheque. Miami FilmWinner of the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival, the film Tuya’s Marriage will be screened at the Miami Beach Cinematheque from September 5th through 7th, 2008 at 8:30 p.m. This stunning unconventional drama featuring spectacular cinematography is one of the most successful films of the Chinese “Sixth Generation” filmmakers.

Tuya, hardworking and hardheaded, is a Mongolian desert herder who refuses to be settled in a town in accordance with the new industrialization policy. She is kept busy with two kids, a disabled husband and 100 sheep to care for, but one day she hurts her back. The only way for the family to survive is for her to divorce her husband on paper and look for a new spouse who can take care of the whole family. Suitors line up, but it's not easy to find one who fits the bill.

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