Following WWII and with China brought to it's knees by the actions of the Japanese, prior to the rise of the Communists, led by Chairman Mao. This is the time during which Fei Mu's film ... See full summary »
During the Japanese occupation of China, two prisoners are dumped in a peasant's home in a small town. The owner is bullied into keeping the prisoners until the next New Year, at which time... See full summary »
Raju lives as a derelict as a result of being estranged from his bitter father, a district judge, who threw Raju's mother out of the house years ago. Raju shacks up with a Dacoit (... See full summary »
This film was made in 1949 just as the communists were taking over China. It was mostly filmed under the nationalist government, but one can definitely find traces of communist ideaology in the film. With a hopeful look towards communism, "Crows and Sparrows" is definitely worth seeing to understand the Chinese spirit of this time.
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