'Yellow Earth' focuses on the story of a communist soldier who is sent to the countryside to collect folk songs for the Communist Revolution. There he stays with a peasant family and learns... See full summary »
Wang Shuangli is Deputy Director of the local Cultural Centre, and hopes to be appointed Director. However Old Ma is brought in from the country and installed as Director. This starts a ... See full summary »
Contemporary criticism of an era half a decade earlier
Idealistic youth fed up with the injustice of the society and tries to find a land of purity in remote rural region, but the dream was ruthlessly crashed for that it was discovered that even somewhere as remote as distant village, the escape of social injustice is impossible.
The story is told in the form of love triangle of two men and a woman, and outside the love triangle, a young widow.
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