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The Road Home (我的父亲母亲)

October 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Global Cinemaspectives film screening, in conjunction with the Confucius Institute Chinese Language Club

With introduction and discussion led by Huadong (Mark) Yin, Associate Director, UB Confucius Institute

Knox Hall 4, UB North Campus
Free and open to the public

From the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as Raise the Red Lantern and Ju Dou comes a romantic drama whose story is as beautiful as the cinematography. The Road Home will take you on an unforgettable journey filled with romance, culture and tradition. When his father dies, Luo Yusheng returns from the city to his childhood village where his father was the much-revered local teacher. But what begins as a short trip to bury his father becomes much more when he learns his mother wants a traditional burial for her beloved husband. She wants to have him carried by foot, honoring the belief that a body returned this way will never forget the road home. As Luo Yusheng enlists the men needed to fulfill her wishes, the story of his parents’ love affair unfolds. In the days of arranged marriages, he learns theirs was the first based on love.


October 13, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm