Directed by Fei Mu
98 min | China| Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles
Set in a crumbling state in the aftermath of the Sino-Japanese war in 1946, Spring in a Small Town is a poetic exploration of the conflicting desires of Yuwen when a friend of her chronically ill husband visits. Cited as a formative influence by Wong Kar-wai and Stanley Kwan, the melancholic masterpiece is considered one of the greatest Chinese films ever made.
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