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Breaking the Silence (film)

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Breaking the Silence (film)

Breaking the Silence
Directed by Sun Zhou
Produced by Huang Yong
Zhao Xindian
Written by Liu Heng
Shao Xiaoli
Sun Zhou
Starring Gong Li
Music by Zhao Jiping
Cinematography Lü Yue
Release dates Berlin:
February 13, 2000
Running time 90 min.
Country China
Language Mandarin

Breaking the Silence (simplified Chinese: 漂亮妈妈; traditional Chinese: 漂亮媽媽; pinyin: Piāoliàng māma; literally: "pretty mother") is a 2000 Chinese film directed by Sun Zhou. It was China's submission to the 73rd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but was not accepted as a nominee.[1][2]

Breaking the Silence stars the internationally known Gong Li as a single mother who struggles to raise her deaf child. The film premiered internationally at the 2000 Berlin International Film Festival.

The film was one of three films voted Best Picture in the 2001 Hundred Flowers Awards.

See also


  1. ^ "Record 46 Countries in Race for Oscar".  
  2. ^ "AMPAS Announces the Nominees for the 73rd Academy Awards".  

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