The Golden Era
Across Asia • 2h 58m
Directed by Ann Hui • Drama • With Tang Wei, Feng Shao Feng, Wang Zhiwen, Zhu Yawen, Huang Xuan • 2014 • 179 minutes
Tang Wei plays famed Chinese writer Xiao Hong in director Ann Hui’s epic feature recounting her short life; from her childhood in the Heilongjiang Province to her final days in Hong Kong’s Repulse Bay. The love of the author’s life, newspaper editor Xiao Jun (played by Feng Shao Feng), and the inspiration she drew from him as well as the surrounding literary scene in creating some of China’s most enduring masterpieces is explored against the backdrop of a turbulent time that included the formation of the Chinese Communist government and World War II.
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