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Un Certain Regard: "Blind Mountain" by Li Yang

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For his debut selection at the Cannes Festival, Chinese director Li Yang is presenting Blind Mountain in Un Certain Regard. His second feature-length film is the brutal story of Bai Xuemei, a young college graduate, who is abused by human traffickers and sold as a "wife" in a remote rural village. Raped and beaten, she becomes a slave of sex and reproduction, with no hope of escape, a prisoner of the apathy and selfishness of the villagers. When help finally arrives, it's the beginning of another tragedy…

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