Life on a String
Life on a String (1990)

An old, blind banjo player (Zhongyuan Liu) was promised as a child that when he broke his thousandth string, his sight would be restored. As the promised cure draws near, he and his apprentice, Shitou (Lei Huang), also blind, diverge in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 18, 1994
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Fernando F. Croce
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Chen's symbols at times clash as expressively as Paradjanov's

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John Ballantine
Okay but not the best in Chinese film history. Acceptable but not great.
Lesley N
Old blind musician wanders around the Chinese backwaters with young blind disciple in tow. There is a plot.. old musician believes than when he breaks his… More