1942, Nanjing (Nanking). Following a series of assassination attempts on officials of the Japanese-controlled puppet government, the Japanese spy chief gathers a group of suspects in a ... See full summary »
To save the only child of the Zhao Family, whose entire clan was massacred at the hands of a nefarious minister, a doctor sacrifices his own son; after the Zhao child grows up, the doctor becomes intent on seeking his vengeance.
The movie tells beautifully about life of a Chinese family and about the anxiety of living in small place. The original English name of the movie is "A tree in house" which symbols beautifully the family living in the small house. The style of the movie reminds me about early Japanese movies of Yasujiro Ozu, it's rather silent and mind soothing story telling really touched me. Indeed, very good film. Pity that it didn't get attention what it deserved.
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