WHO’S IN IT?
Wang Jingchun (The Witness), Yong Mei (The Assassin), Roy Wang (L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties), Xu Cheng (film debut), Ai Liya (Ermo), Du Jiang (Last Letter), Qi Xi (Highway of Love), Li Jingjing (Ten Days Action), Zhao Yanguozhang (The Devotion of Suspect X), Mei Yong (Cell Phone)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Wang Xiaoshuai (Red Amnesia), director, writer, producer; Ah Mei (Under the Hawthorn Tree), writer; Yu Dong (Almost Perfect), Wang Hai (About Youth), Han Jianv (A Cool Fish), Wang Jingchun (film debut), He Junyi (The Founding of an Army), Liu Yang Wei (The Enigma of Arrival) and Liu Xuan (Dreams May Come), producers; Yingda Dong (film debut), composer; Kim Hyunseok (film debut), cinematographer; Lee Chatametikool (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Over three decades, two families – Liu Yaojun (Jingchun), Wang Liyun (Mei) and their son Xingxing (Wang); and Shen Yingming (Cheng), Li Haiyan (Liya) and their son Haohao (Jiang) – adjust to cultural shifts, new lives, and unforeseen tragedies…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
A Chinese epic which covers major parts of the Cultural Revolution as told from the perspective of two families, this is a breath-taking slice of international storytelling from highly-regarded director Wang Xiaoshuai.