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Doc Edge - Hidden Letters

Starring:
Various
Run time:
86 mins
Release date:
17 June 2022

Four hundred years ago Chinese women had to obey fathers, husbands, and sons. But women in a few secluded villages of central China had a secret. The language they created, called Nushu. This very ancient hidden language embodies a powerful bond of sisterhood that has challenged patriarchy for centuries. On the brink of extinction, Nushu’s modern debut is under threat of being commodified. Can two women keep it alive in a world still dominated by men? They try to protect the written language’s true legacy, while being swept up into its new trendy comeback.

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