"No one makes movies like Mr. Jia does. He’s a dramatist with the eye of a documentarian and the instincts of a historian, even a geographer." — Wall Street Journal
A delicate and moving film from China about simmering love and the changing face of a nation.Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him. Qiao gets five years in prison for this act of loyalty. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off. 150 min.
"A soulful epic." - Hollywood Reporter
"Superb! A pleasure to behold." - RogerEbert.com
"Critics Pick! Love smolders and crime pays in changing China." - New York Times