Liyan and Yuwen live in post-war torpor, childless but with Liyan's school-aged sister. He coughs, imagining he has TB; Yuwan embroiders; they sleep in separate rooms. A surprise visit from... See full summary »
To fulfill his father's deathbed wish, a businessman moves his extended family from the city to the countryside, and opens a school for poor children and a sanctuary for childless elders. But his adult children miss urban life and rebel.