The latest from Wang Xiaoshuai (La bicyclette de Pékin, Chongqing Blues) traces the evolution of modern China against a backdrop of family tragedy. A heartbreaking film of impressive ambition, about a couple’s resilience through life’s trials and tribulations. Immense.
Two couples work together in a factory, and each have an only son born on the same day. The two boys grow up as best friends, but a tragic event shatters one of the families. An ambitious, unforgettable story spanning four decades, this 13th feature by the Chinese filmmaker pays tribute to the lost generation that was forced to follow the one-child policy at the expense of personal fulfillment. A heartbreaking melodrama about dignity, with a novel perspective on the complexities of an endlessly...
| 180 minutes | 2019
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