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The Road Not Taken (2018)

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In the depths of western China's Gobi Desert, Yong (Wang Xuebing) operates a dilapidated ostrich farm, which is the last throw of the dice for him as he tries to win back his ex-wife and ... See full summary »

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Gaopeng Tang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Xuebing Wang ... Yong
Gengyou Zhu Gengyou Zhu ... Kid
Yili Ma ... Mei
Xufeng Wang Xufeng Wang ... Wu Ge
Xiaojun Yue Xiaojun Yue ... Big Ear
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gaowei Qu ... Bao Yu
Shuo Wang Shuo Wang ... Li Zong
Zhang Wen ... Passenger (guest appearance)
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In the depths of western China's Gobi Desert, Yong (Wang Xuebing) operates a dilapidated ostrich farm, which is the last throw of the dice for him as he tries to win back his ex-wife and repair his life. One day, Mr. Wu (Wang Xufeng) comes looking for a debt to be repaid. When Yong can't come up with the money, Wu leaves a lonely little boy (Zhu Gengyou) behind, telling Yong to look after him. Suspecting his ex-wife might be considering another marriage, Yong can only take the boy along as he goes to find her. In three days crossing the Gobi, they meet a sad and depressed female trucker Mei (Ma YiLi), and the three lonely people become a pseudo-family.More people join the action and the relationship between Yong and the boy is constantly tested and evolving over this journey. In the end, through these series of random encounters, every person embarks on their own path of no return.

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Caminho Não Tomado See more »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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