SKU 6443

SPRING IN A SMALL TOWN (1948) * with switchable English subtitles *

Directed by Fei Mu Written by Li Tianji Wei Wei (韋偉) as Zhou Yuwen (周玉紋 Zhōu Yùwén), the heroine; Yu Shi (石羽) [1] as Dai Liyan (戴禮言 Dài Lǐyán), Yuwen's husband; Li Wei as Zhang Zhichen (章志忱 Zhāng Zhìchén), Dai Liyan's childhood friend and Yuwen's former lover Cui Chaoming as Lao Huang (老黃 lǎo Huáng), Dai and Yuwen's loyal servant; Zhang Hongmei as Dai Xiu (戴秀 Dài Xiù), Dai Liyan's young sister.

At the end of the Japanese invasion of China, the once prosperous Dai family finds their surroundings and their lives in utter ruin. Wei Wei is a lonely woman. Her husband, Liyan, is ill and wallows in self-pity. Both his illness and depression has led to a loveless marriage, but the couple's devotion to one another is steadfast. The seeming stability of the marriage is challenged by an unexpected visit from Liyan's childhood friend Zhang Zhichen, a doctor from Shanghai. Wei Wei becomes conflicted between her budding love for the visitor and her husband. Nevertheless, she initiates a series of events, which will lead to everyone involved deciding whom should be with whom.

DVD-R is in Chinese with switchable English subtitles. Approx. 93 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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