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Gui tu lie che (2009)

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A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.

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A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.

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23 January 2010 (USA)  »

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$24,207 (USA) (3 September 2010)

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$285,848 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Xiaotu Guaiguai
Lyrics by Zebing Hua
Recorded and Performed by Lijun Zheng
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Heart Breakingly True
8 April 2012 | by (Detroit, Michigan) – See all my reviews

I cannot express better what so many other reviewers have expressed already. Having moved to the United States at a very young age, and having never been able to build a relationship with my parents as they worked 12 hours a day, 7 days a week, I can personally relate to this sad, unfortunate and all too real migrant story.

The sacrifice the parents made to provide a chance for a better future and the complexity of emotions: love, anger, resentment, and disparity all reminded me of my sister and I growing up.

Powerful films can shape people's hearts and minds. This is one of them. It is a fair and true story of any migrant worker in this world and reminds us those of us writing and reading this have luxuries have it better than most in this world. Be great full, be humble.


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