COMING HOME

GUI LAI

By Zhang YIMOU

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Drama - Completed 2014

Returning home to find his wife suffering from amnesia, recently released political prisoner Lu Yanshi determines to reawaken her memory and resurrect their shared past.

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& Awards

Festival de Cannes 2014
Out of Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CHINA
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN
    • Duration
    • 111 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Zhang YIMOU
    • Writer(s)
    • Zou JINGZHI
    • Synopsis
    • Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Unable to recognize Lu, she patiently waits for her husband's return. A stranger alone in the heart of his broken family, Lu Yanshi determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken his wife's memory.
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