Create Game Lists on
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  Login Using Facebook

To Live ( Huozhe ) (1994) Movie Information

Your Rating:
To Live ( Huozhe ) (1994)
Buy To Live ( Huozhe ) (1994) DVD from AmazonBuy To Live ( Huozhe ) (1994) DVD from Amazon
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:


Avg. Rating:


# of Ratings:








Theater Date:



Yimou Zhang


You Ge
Li Gong
Ben Niu
Deng Fei
Wu Jiang
Tao Guo





Plot Outline:

Follows the lives of Fugui and Jiazhen in a tumultuous period in Chinese history. From wealth to poverty the two manage to survive and even raise a family in this deeply personal story. -- Chris Kavan

Related Movie Lists

Top Movie List by Seth Best of 1994 by Protozoid
Yimou Zhang (director filmography) by Cinemaniac movies of 1994 by skater4159
Need to see 1994 by Daniel Asia by landrynn
1990-1994 by Indie Fan Movies I Own by Sebman
Movies I've Seen by kdaleske13 Top Drama by Lugano777

Full Movie Reviews

  Mr. Storm
Mr. Storm
Movie Star

01/13/2008 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

My favorite film of all-time

It is amazing how as humans we can connect on some sublime, emotional level, regardless of cultural background. I felt myself connect on that level with the characters of this fantastic film, which was directed by auteur Zhang Yimou. Banned in China for its political commentary, this controversial film raises the bar of what the art of moviemaking was meant to be. Yimou has constructed a story that provides the viewer the chance to subconsciously feel the suffering and the joy and the heartache of a couple of peasants from rural China. Quite simply put, this is the greatest film ever made.

The story begins in 1940's China, with our main character, Fugui (Ge You). We are led to believe he is a compulsive gambler. Due to his addictions, he does not seem to notice that his family fortunes...

Rating of

read more +
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Films I Hate by SIngli6
Zombie/Zombie-like Movies by Stoney McStonerson
Top Movie List by Seth
movies of 2010 by skater4159
Best films of 1984 by Daniel
To See: 2018 Movies by Alex
2017: Best to Worst by Nolane
Movies To Watch by Cinemaniac




Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us


About us



Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use