IMDb > Getting Home (2007)

Getting Home (2007) More at IMDbPro »Luo ye gui gen (original title)


Overview

User Rating:
7.4/10   1,153 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 25% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Contact:
View company contact information for Getting Home on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
25 January 2007 (Hong Kong) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A black comedy about a farmer who tries to bring home the body of his friend, who died far from their town. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 6 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
Getting Home
 (From Scorecard Review. 27 November 2009, 7:38 AM, PST)

User Reviews:
journey........nature and essence of life. See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Benshan Zhao ... Old Zhao
Qiwen Hong ... Old Liu
Dandan Song ... The Woman
Degang Guo ... The Hijacker
Jun Hu ... The Lorry Driver
Haiying Sun ... Old Policeman
Fan Liao ... The Young Policeman
Yu Xia ... The Cyclist
Ma Wu ... The Old Man at the Funeral
Jinshan Liu ... The Crooked Restaurant Boss
Qi Zhang ... The Hair Salon Girl
Tao Guo ... The Beekeeper
Ying Chen ... The Beekeeper's Wife
Liu Yuanyuan ... The Lady - Lots of Makeup
Yi Sha Na ... The Nurse
Bo Liu ... The Tractor Driver
Lin Xiong Zhang ... The Blood Donation 'Point Man'
Dong Ming Wu ... The Shelter Officer
Chang Guo Li ... Truck Driver #1
Chao Yang ... Truck Driver #2
Xia Shang ... The Passenger
Ping Xie
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
Yang Zhang 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Yao Wang 
Yang Zhang 

Produced by
Wouter Barendrecht .... producer
Yong Er .... producer
Peter Loehr .... producer
Zhang Wang .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Yiu-Fai Lai 
Nelson Yu Lik-wai 
 
Production Design by
Misti Boland 
 
Art Direction by
Sally Cummings 
 
Production Management
Jiakun Zhang .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Crystal Gong Chun .... assistant director (as Gong Chun)
 
Other crew
Wei Li .... production assistant
Bing Shao .... production assistant
Haiqing Tian .... production assistant
Quantong Zhang .... production assistant
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Luo ye gui gen" - China (original title)
See more »
Runtime:
Hong Kong:110 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The original title "Luo ye gui gen" is a Chinese proverb meaning "Falling leaves return to their roots".See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
journey........nature and essence of life., 12 December 2007
Author: abdijantr from India

the film is philosophical, yet simple.......... it says that human life itself is a journey.we all have some promises to keep and these promises keep our life meaningful(!).here the hero has to get his friend's body to his home.on the way to home of the dead he meets people with different nature.some of the experiences were sour.but it does not make any change on him,his innate qualities are left intact.it makes us remember of the the fact that journey is the nature and essence of human life.this journey passes through the variety of the land scape and similarity of the human nature across the geographical and political frontiers.we can identify it with our own experience of moving with a body that is not at all of ours!

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (9 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Getting Home (2007)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Cinema is best art when it`s away from commerce M-Zeyada007
Beautiful sky elFilou
Denver Film Festival Reiyou
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Aaltra The Best of Youth Kings & Queen Freeway The Wisdom of Crocodiles
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Comedy section IMDb China section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.