A story of a corrupt party official who attempts to sell an apartment building he has appropriated from the original owner and the struggles of the tenants to prevent themselves being thrown onto the street.

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Daolin Sun ...
Teacher Hua (as Daoling Sun)
Yunzhu Shangguan ...
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Heling Wei ...
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Tianji Li ...
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Zongying Huang ...
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Pei Wang ...
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A story of a corrupt party official who attempts to sell an apartment building he has appropriated from the original owner and the struggles of the tenants to prevent themselves being thrown onto the street.

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Excellent primary source film.
28 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

Good film that explores a lot of the experiences of the poorer city folk. Good vs. evil on a smaller scale, yet all the more powerful for it. It's important to remember that this movie was filmed as the GMD was falling, and only released after the Communists had seized power. Thus I would recommend it to anyone wondering what it must have been like to live in an urban area during the fall of the GMD.


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