Story Of Qiu Jui Ju Analysis

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The movie The story of Qiu Ju is a comedy-drama that follows the story of a pregnant woman trying to find justice for her husband, who was kicked by the head of the village. The settings of the movie are mostly in a small Chinese village during the 1990s. It is hard for some people to understand the themes of the movie and why it was created on the first place, since not everyone have seen the way of life shown and the Chinese history. The movie was produced mainly because many people could relate to it during that time and that is one of the main reasons many movies in the past were created. People like finding connection with themselves in a movie and for the most part there are two ways that this can be done. Either make a movie that is…show more content…
Again, just like in the movie, their case wasn’t accepted for long period of time . Also, money were put in the system and even after people collected enough for their case to be seen, the legal systems tried to give them the money back and still not look at their case. The case described in the reading is from 2005, which means that even thirteen years after the movie was created, nothing changed. Cases like that prove that some governments don’t put any interest in working with the ordinary people and even try to do so the people can never…show more content…
The difference can be seen even in their clothing style. When Qiu Ju went to the city, she was recommended to put other clothes. The women thought all she needs to do is put nice clothes on top of her village, working clothes, which she was wearing during the whole movie. That however didn’t fix much and it was still obvious where she came from. Appearance, especially in the city is really important. Many people accept village people as not educated and as an easy target for scams, which happened to Qiu Ju like it was already discussed. There was clearly shown in the movie how urban women were dressed with modern clothes that look acceptable even today. It was interesting to see the way how traditions and the way of thinking is different in the urban area. It was shown really slightly, but in my opinion when Qiu Ju bought fruits and a painting for the person that she was sent to for help, it was something that is done by many rural people but is not as much acceptable and common in the urban areas. Nowadays, a lot more people live in the urban areas of China, including females. Still around half of the population live in rural areas, but in the future that may change. When people see how life can be easier and what opportunities they have in the city, it is not hard to want to leave the
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