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Poster for the movie "The True Story of Ah Q"

The True Story of Ah Q

Inspired by the 1921 novella penned by Lu Xun (Lu Hsun), one of China’s eminent modern authors, ‘The True Story of Ah Q’ is set against the backdrop of the 1911 revolution. The narrative follows Ah Q, a struggling peasant seeking an escape from his crippling poverty. Initially, he believes that marrying into a higher class might be his ticket out, but later, he gets involved in the revolution, hoping it’s a means for him … Read more