Tuya's Marriage

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Tuya's Marriage
Tuyas Marriage.jpg
Mandarintúyǎ de hūnshì
Directed byWang Quan'an
Produced byYan Ju Gang
Written byWang Quan'an
Lu Wei
StarringYu Nan
CinematographyLutz Reitemeier
Distributed byChina Film Group
Release date
  • September 21, 2006 (2006-09-21)
Running time
86 minutes

Tuya's Marriage is a 2006 Chinese film directed by Wang Quan'an.


The film depicts life in Inner Mongolia, in a region where desertification is making life hard for sheep herders. It tells the story of Tuya and her husband, who agree to divorce in the hope of finding a husband who will be prepared to look after both of them and their children.


The film won the Golden Bear at the 2007 Berlin Film Festival [1] also won the 8th Chinese Film Media Awards for Best Film and Best Actress from Southern Metropolis Daily.

Critical reception[edit]

The film received generally positive reviews from Western critics. The review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes reported that 90% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 30 reviews.[2] Metacritic reported the film had an average score of 71 out of 100, based on 13 reviews.[3]


  1. ^ Wilkinson, Amber. "Tuya's Marriage". Eye for Film. Retrieved 23 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Tuya's Marriage Movie Reviews, Pictures - Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 11 November 2008.
  3. ^ "Tuya's Marriage (2008): Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 11 November 2008.

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