The King of Masks DVD
The King of MasksDVD
An elderly street performer in 1930s China, eager for a male heir to whom he can pass on the tricks of his trade, purchases an 8-year-old from a "baby market," only to discover that his new "grandson" is actually a girl. Forbidden by tradition from teaching her his craft, a bond nevertheless grows between the two that is tested in this moving drama from director Wu Tianming. Zhu Xu, Zhou Ren-ying star. 101 min. Standard; Soundtrack: Mandarin Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; theatrical trailer. In Mandarin with English subtitles.