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The book of heaven : Black Miao, forgotten people of china

De Virginie Seiller

Synopsis

While in search of a mysterious stone tablet, the Table of the Statutes of the Miao people, we meet Guzhu, shaman of a mountain village, who becomes our guide.

We discover his medicinal practices and the traditional customs of the Miao people, who found refuge in the mountains after being persecuted during centuries by Han dynasties. With him, we discover an almost unknown people, living at odds with China’s economic growth, in near-autarky in the depth of the mountains of southern China.

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Release year :

2014

Language :

French

Country :

China

Intervenants

Producer :

Yves Billon

Co-production :

Cinaps TV, Ushuaïa TV

Participación :

ANGOA, CNC, Procirep

Film en HD Technical
information

Duration :

52 minutes

Filming format :

hdv