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The story of Lotus

The story of Lotus unfolds in the Wuyi mountains in the south of China. Lotus is a pretty young woman. Soon after she marries, her husband dies.

india Updated: Oct 11, 2003 00:29 IST
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Director: Qi Jian
Cast: Bian Xiaoxiao, Li Xinmin, Wang Junyi, Lin Peng

The story of Lotus unfolds in the Wuyi mountains in the south of China. Lotus is a pretty young woman. Soon after she marries, her husband dies.

As a new widow, Lotus faces various difficulties: her grief over her husband's death, a misunderstanding with her father-in-law, and their dispute over the division of the family property.

She bears all these problems on her own and nevertheless continues to support her family. Her beauty and her virtue win her the love of both the rich and powerful quarry manager and a bus driver, who is kind and honest.

Lotus must choose between them...

Credits
Screenplay: Qiushi, Li Pingping. (Based on the novel: The New Widow by Tao Shaohong)
Cinematography: Liang Ming, Li Ming
Editor: Zhou Xinxia

Director's bionote:
Born in 1958, Qi Jian graduated from the Beijing Film Academy. His filmography includes News Apocalypse (1985), Flowers in Rain Season (1997), Female Coach and Male Players (1999) and Baseball Boys (2001).