Three people - a criminal, a bank officer and a cop - end up in a catastrophic situation in the midst of a global economical crisis and are forced to betray any morals and principles to solve their financial problems.
In the 1980s, encouraged by the government, a large number of families leave Chinese cities to settle in the poorer regions of the country, in order to develop local industry. The film's ... 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 »
I think that there are no perfect movies, so I don't give 10s. This movie is one of the best I've seen in a long time.
I found the movie by accident while visiting Beijing. I just bought it on DVD (extremely cheap in China).
I didn't watch the movie for half a year, because the front cover was just little boring. However I don't regret doing it now.
Great movie, about love, and relationships. It is quite realistic, and captures the essence of true relationships in life.
It did not have any pretentious crap in it like Hollywood movies always have. I hate happy endings just to have a happy ending. Sadly I have not seen this film almost anywhere in distribution. Sometimes I feel that the ordinary consumer is an idiot not to demand stuff like this...
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