You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘Seamstress’ finds summer date

Short Take

Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

More Film

  • ‘Guilty Men’ Sweeps Colombia's 6th Macondo

    ‘Guilty Men’ Sweeps Colombia's 6th Macondo Awards

    Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

  • Madrid’s ECAM Pacts With Torino, Rotterdam

    ECAM Pacts with Torino, Rotterdam on First Incubator Projects

    Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

  • Andrew DuncanMomentum Pictures with The Cinema

    'Florida Project' Producer Steps Down Amid Harassment Claims

    Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

  • 'Antiporno' Review

    Film Review: 'Antiporno'

    Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

  • Nicholas Hoult Current War

    Film News Roundup: Shooting Wraps on Nicholas Hoult's 'Tolkien' Biopic

    Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

  • Disney-Fox Deal Casts Future of Fox

    Disney-Fox Deal Casts Future of Fox Studio Lot Into Doubt

    Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

  • Loveless Movie Wild Bunch

    Oscars: Nine Films Advance in Foreign-Language Race

    Empire Pictures has acquired “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” for a planned August theatrical release. Film is based on the director Dai Sijie’s bestselling novel about his experiences as a teenager during Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Book and film are both still banned in China.

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content