Sunday, August 23, 2015

The Goddess

The Goddess is a 1934 silent Chinese film about the lot of a prostitute as she struggles to bring up her son. No matter how hard your life is, chances are it's not harder than the life of this woman.

via youtube: has an essay describing the context of the film. TCM has an overview. Rotten Tomatoes has a critics score of 100%.

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