So Long, My Son, dir. Wang Xiaoshuai, China 2018, 185 min., Chinese with English subtitles
So Long, My Son traces the lives of two families over four decades of social and political upheaval in China.
Following the loss of a child in a tragic accident, the family’s paths separate. Destinies ebb and flow, and fortunes are transformed under the impact of a country's changing face. Yet even as their lives diverge, a common search for truth and reconciliation around the tragedy remains.
Wang Xiaoshuai's acclaimed drama chronicles people and a society in full transformation, as human relationships and the tumultuous evolution of a nation are inevitably and inextricably intertwined.
Sun, 01 Dec 2019
£13 Full, £11 Concs/Green, £7 Blue Members
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