Directed by Ling Zifeng
A coming-of-age drama that follows a hard-working
peasant as he attempts to succeed in life and love in the city. His trials
reveal the often tough rift between ancient rural and modern Chinese
cultures. One of the first films from the modern People's Republic of China
to break into American theatres. Based on the novel by Lao She. Stars Zhang
Fengyi, Siqin Gaowa, Yin Xin, Yan Bide and Li Tang. Mandarin with English
subtitles. 120 minutes.