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Thousand Pieces of Gold




The 19th Century

A testament to the strength of the human spirit. — In 1880s China, young Lalu is sold into marriage by her impoverished father. Rather than becoming a bride, Lalu ends up in an Idaho gold-mining town, the property of a saloon owner who renames her China Polly and plans to sell her as entertainment for the locals. Refusing to become a whore, Lalu ultimately finds her own way in this strange country filled with white demons.

Released in 1991 — 105 minutes


Drama Romance