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Three Sisters

2012 2h 33m Documentary List
100% Tomatometer 7 Reviews 88% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
Three Chinese sisters, aged 4 through 10, do their part to contribute to their family's livelihood as their father works in the city. Read More Read Less

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J. Hoberman The Nation Wang’s magnificent 2012 portrait of young children in a subsistence-level village in Yunnan province... Nov 10, 2023 Full Review Jeannette Catsoulis New York Times "Three Sisters" documents extreme poverty in rural China with the compassionate eye and inexhaustible patience of a director whose curiosity about his country's unfortunates never seems to wane. Rated: 5/5 May 9, 2013 Full Review Chris Cabin Slant Magazine Wang Bing's no-frills style of documentation visually echoes the preadolescent trio's simple yet unforgiving world and its sense of labor as life. Rated: 3/4 May 9, 2013 Full Review Steve Erickson Gay City News "Three Sisters" isn't quite as visually spectacular as "West of the Tracks," but it takes advantage of the hillside setting of the village, as well as its morning fog. Feb 21, 2018 Full Review Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality & Practice The lonely, difficult, and exhausting lives of three sisters in a small village in China. Rated: 3.5/5 Jun 16, 2017 Full Review Tony McKibbin The List Resolute in detailing an appallingly quotidian family. Rated: 4/5 Jul 16, 2013 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Three Chinese sisters, aged 4 through 10, do their part to contribute to their family's livelihood as their father works in the city.
Director
Bing Wang
Producer
Sylvie Faguer, Hui Mao
Screenwriter
Bing Wang
Production Co
Album Productions, Chinese Shadows
Genre
Documentary
Original Language
Chinese
Release Date (Streaming)
Jun 17, 2017
Runtime
2h 33m
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