China: The Arts – The People

  • Germany
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China marks the beginning of the extensive Asian theme in Ottinger’s filmography and is her first travelogue. Her observant eye is interested in anything from Sichuan opera and the Beijing Film Studio to the production of candy and sounds of bicycle bells.


  • Original title
    China: Die Künste – Der Alltag
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Ulrike Ottinger
  • DOP
    Ulrike Ottinger
  • Editing
    Dörte Völz
  • Sound
    Margit Eschenbach
  • Duration
    269 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Germany
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