Xiu Xiu: The Sent Down Girl
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 96%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An astonishing directorial debut."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Easily makes a beautiful landscape film, but it also poses a challenge to viewers."
‑ Peter Henne, Film Journal International
"A rigorous drama about the plight of a fifteen-year old girl during the Cultural Revolution in China."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Chen shows an impressive grasp of nuance--in addition to just about every facet of filmmaking."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"The flaw in the film comes with its bleak ending, that seemed to be contrived and used as a means of getting more sympathy out of the audience than it needed to."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Chen coats the traumatic moments with the same slick veneer she uses on the lighter ones, thus muting any effect they have on the audiences"
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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