Fei Mu directs this critically-acclaimed drama. The relationship between a couple whose marriage has stagnated is placed under pressure by the visit of an old friend. In Mandarin with English subtitles.
Spring in a Small Town is considered to be one of the greatest Chinese movies ever made – and it is very easy to understand why.
The story concerns Dai Liyan (Shi Yu), the crippled father of the once affluent Dai family, who exists in his crumbling family complex with his wife, Zhou Yuwen (Wei Wei). Zhou’s juvenile pal, Dr. Zhang Zhichen (Li Wei), visits and she is uncertain between faithfulness to her family and her love for Zhang.
Shi Yu gives a very good performance in his role…