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When Ruo Ma Was Seventeen

English Name:When Ruo Ma Was Seventeen

Chinese Name : 诺玛的十七岁

Director: Zhang Jia Rui

Screened in Berlin International Film Festival and Pusan International Festival. “When Ruo Ma Was Seventeen” illustrates the perspectives and fantasies of youngsters towards love. Ruoma, a girl from Hani tribe, lives with her grandma since childhood. Fantasizing about the world outside, Ruoma wants to visit the ciry but has no money. In the meantime she meets Ming, a amateurish photographer, who helps her to earn money by asking Ruoma to take photos with the tourists with her tribe dresses on. At last, their dream come true but Ming has to leave his hometown, however Ruoma’s love to him make him so confused…


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