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And the Spring Comes (2007)

Lichun (original title)
In a grimy provincial industrial city, a talented but unattractive schoolteacher dreams of an operatic career.

Director:

Changwei Gu

Writer:

Qiang Li
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Credited cast:
Xuan Dong ... Teacher Xiao Zhang
Wenli Jiang ... Wang Cailing
Gang Jiao ... Mr. Hu
Guangjie Li ... Huang Sibao
Li Li Li Li ... Huang Sibao's mother
Mingyang Li Mingyang Li ... Wang Cailing's daughter-4 years old (as Ming-Yang Li)
Fan Luo Fan Luo ... Wang Cailing's daughter-2 years old
Ping Ni Ping Ni ... Self (archive footage)
Quan Sun Quan Sun ... KTV waiter
Yajie Wang
Di Wu Di Wu ... Teacher Zhang's husband
Guohua Wu Guohua Wu ... Zhou Yu
Ya-lan Wu Ya-lan Wu ... Wang Cailing's mother
Zong-ren Wu Zong-ren Wu ... Wang Cailing's father
Zhongjie Xue Zhongjie Xue ... Gao Beibei's mother
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In a grimy provincial industrial city, a talented but unattractive schoolteacher dreams of an operatic career.

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And the Spring Comes
26 August 2019 | by jackson_roSee all my reviews

Wang's story can be representative of so many people in modern day China. It is a tale of traditional values clashing with western art, and all the human ties and emotions that comes with it. These individuals are all somehow tied together and attracted to each other in their own sense of modernism. It is especially interesting to see what emancipates each individual, and how their longing for art evolves over time after being time and time again battered by reality. China is evolving, but there are still so many stories of people like this waiting to be told, there can be so many diamonds in the rough that no one will ever notice.


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Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

10 April 2008 (China) See more »

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