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Along the Sungari River (Songhua jiang shang) (China, 1947)

Directed by Shan Jin. Cast: Zhang Ruifang, Pu Ke, Wang Renlu, Zhou Diao. In Manchuria, a village inn by a river is a regular stop for carters, so it's not surprising that the daughter of the innkeeper has a carter for a sweetheart. But all sweetness and tranquility is shattered by the invasion of the brutal Japanese in 1931. Quinnian and Sunnu end up as slaves in a coal mine, but are soon heading up a workers' rebellion to overthrow their Japanese masters. 120 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

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