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LISTENING TO THIRD GRANDMOTHER'S STORIES

Documentary 1h 11m 2011

Speaking about the film, director Wen Hui shares — While searching for the memories that my entire family has forgotten, I found my third grandmother. She is the only one of my grandparent’s generation still living. She is my father’s aunt, my great-aunt, but neither my father nor my family ever mentioned her to me. Last winter I found her in a village in the mountains of Yunnan. Her name is Su Meiling and she is eighty-three years old. When I met her it was as if she had been waiting her whole life for me to come. Waiting for eighty-three years. I stayed with her and she began to tell me about her life. Through her stories I could see how China’s great changes changed one woman’s life.

Director

Wen Hui

Cinematography

Wen Hui

Editor

Wen Hui

Subtitles

English

Country

China