The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir


1h 14m 1974

Brief Synopsis

Shirley MacLaine was invited by the Chinese government to bring a group of seven American women with her for a tour of the Chinese mainland. The women, who were of different races, ages, and economic levels, were accompanied by government guides and went to Beijing, Shanghai, Canton, and Hangchow. H

Film Details

Also Known As
Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir
Release Date
1974

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 14m

Synopsis

Shirley MacLaine was invited by the Chinese government to bring a group of seven American women with her for a tour of the Chinese mainland. The women, who were of different races, ages, and economic levels, were accompanied by government guides and went to Beijing, Shanghai, Canton, and Hangchow. Highlights of their tour include seeing farms, homes, schools, day care centers, and a Caesarian childbirth using acupuncture for anesthesia.

Film Details

Also Known As
Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir
Release Date
1974

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 14m

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Released in United States 1974

Shirley MacLaine makes a guest appearance in the film.

Released in United States 1974