Road Home, The ( Wo de fu qin mu qin ) Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 4007

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 17

Theatrical Release Date: 05/25/2001

Language: Mandarin

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: G

Director: Yimou Zhang

Actors: Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun, Hao Zheng, Yulian Zhao, Bin Li, Guifa Chang

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Sweet movie about a shallow romance

Andulamb - wrote on 10/02/2020

This Is a sweet but unsubstantial Chinese tear-jerker. Almost every scene is an attempt to squeeze every last tear out of the audience. A new teacher comes to town, and a cutely-braided Chinese girl instantly falls ln love - perhaps even before she's seen him. I'm not a big fan of love-at-first-sight stories, especially when that First Sight is not followed up by anything of substance. Why does this girl love the teacher? They don't have a single conversation of any significance before he is whisked back to The City, and yet she's willing to wait years for his return. The one thing this movie gets very right, however, is the importance people place on sentimental objects. I suspect an American film would have whittled the story down to one Sentimental Object, but this film realistically …

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