Two married couples adjust to the vast social and economic changes taking place in China from the 1980s to the present.
This epic film traces the lives of two families over three decades of social, political and human upheaval in China. Following the loss of a child in a tragic accident, their paths separate. Destinies ebb and flow, and fortunes are transformed under the impact of a country's changing face. Yet even as their lives diverge, a common search for truth and reconciliation around the tragedy remains.
This is an unmissable film, rated at 100% on the Film Critic’s website Rotten Tomatoes, it finds, then repeatedly breaks,your heart, before a subtly momentous finale. Do not be frightened off by the running time, it will keep you gripped to the final minute. (Subtitles)