Zhang Zifeng (front) and Jin Yaoyuan play sister and brother in the film Sister (category: IIA, Mandarin), directed by Yin Ruoxi.
Zhang Zifeng (front) and Jin Yaoyuan play sister and brother in the film Sister (category: IIA, Mandarin), directed by Yin Ruoxi.

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Sister movie review: gender inequality in China explored in drama starring Zhang Zifeng

  • Sister tells the story of a young woman forced to care for her six-year-old brother after their parents are killed, and to balance duty and her own happiness
  • The box office hit features strong performances from all the cast and takes a progressive stance on China’s backward traditions

Zhang Zifeng (front) and Jin Yaoyuan play sister and brother in the film Sister (category: IIA, Mandarin), directed by Yin Ruoxi.
Zhang Zifeng (front) and Jin Yaoyuan play sister and brother in the film Sister (category: IIA, Mandarin), directed by Yin Ruoxi.
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