anjing. Th

rough Kakokawa鈥檚 eyes, stor▓ies

s life; Jiang Sh


uyuan, a school teacher ▓who serves at a refuge

ing the formation o▓f the sculptures, Rogers says local people help to create the artwork using

construction materials th▓at are native to the area. A Peking Opera fan in her 60s-a Shanghai woman of taste but hardly a woman of means - carries on a secret love affair with a▓n amateur Peking Opera singer in the bittersweet "Po▓stmodern Life of My Aunt." You know the rest."The Postmodern Life of My Aun▓t" tells a postmodern tale of an ordin▓ary yet remarkable older woman on her own. She still has a passion for life, art ▓and love, despite age and straitened ci

rcumstances. She believes in self-cultivatio


e center to protect the wo▓unded an

n and rom▓ance.The enjoyable, funny, bittersweet film is the latest by Hong Kong director Ann H

ui, and began scree▓ning this week with English and Chinese subtitles.It stars acclaimed mainland actress Siqin Gaowa as the aunt and famed Hong Kong actor ▓Chow Yun-fat as her lover - both in dramatically different roles from those ▓that made them famous. No dragon-lady, overpowering queen mother. No imperial figure or martial arts he▓ro.The film and the acting have received generally favorable reviews. Siqin speaks in imperf▓ect but acceptable Shanghainese. Chow

speaks Mandarin, not Shanghainese. Wearing


d weak; Mr. Tang, a cr

costumes, they sing▓ Peking Opera together. Chow's songs are dubbe▓d.Siqin, known for roles as

powerful, dominant older women, now plays an ordinary woman (no name given) who lives alone▓ in rather shabby circumstances and cares for her difficult,▓ net-surfing nephew over the summer.Chow, famed for playing major figures in historical dramas and action films, plays Pan Zhicha▓ng, a retired unemployed man, another Peking Opera fan - charming but scheming.11111Background Report:30 years of reform in China have also had an enormous impact on the country's vast

rural areas. In fact, the earliest bluepr


aven man who trad▓es the

int for change arose from farmers wishing to improve their lives in a tiny village in Anhui Prov

ince. In▓ today's part of our BizChina 360 series on 3 decades o▓f reform and opening up, Qi Tianxing shows us how life has changed dramatically in anot▓her village, that's Sunzhuang, in central Henan Province.Zhang Xiuying is preparing lunch for her family. She is happy with her daily life. She's able to take on some work on the farm, cook for the family and take care of her grandchildren. Zhang Xiuying, one Sunzhuang villager said "I'll cook rice and mea▓t."Now

the family can eat whatever they want, but 3

and food fo

0 years ago, that was impossible. Like farmers across the country, people in Sunzhuang Vil

lage worked for pro▓duction teams, basic farming

units of the time. They h▓anded in what t

hey'd grown to the team, and got allotments of grain

refugee c

se, yo

in return. And this amount was the same, however much or little each farmer worked. That mean most farmers had little incentive▓ to till the land. Poor soil conditions and the▓ effect of natural disasters led to a very low standard of living. Many lack▓ed the most basic items for survival.Zhang Xiuying said "After work I picked leaves from elm ▓trees and cooked soup with them. I only earned 6▓ yuan a month at that time. "Xu Guizhen&acu▓te;s family was even poorer, they ha▓d to beg for thei

n is the largest land art project on the planet. Covering five contine▓nts, Andrew Rogers' massive majestic▓ s
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