Shun Li & The Poet
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This award winning 2011 Italian film is the tender story of a young woman named Shun Li working in a textile factory near Rome.
She's slowly paying off the broker who brought her from China to Italy, while trying to save money to bring her young son over. Transferred to work as a bartender in a pub that's a hangout for local fishermen, one day she meets Bepi, a handsome old Slav immigrant nicknamed "The Poet." A delicate friendship grows between them, but gossip soon threatens their innocent relationship.
Presented as part of the Three Rivers Film Festival, the region's premier celebration of foreign, independent and classic cinema. Tickets are available from ShowClix by calling (888) 718-4253.
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