SPRING IN A SMALL TOWN

SPRING IN A SMALL TOWN

P.R. of China, 1948, 98 min.
Production: Wenhua Film Company
Language: Chinese
Format: DCP

Script: Tianji Li
Director: Fei Mu
DoP: Shengwei Li
Editor: Li Tianji
Composer: Yijun Huang
Producer: Wu Xingzai
Cast: Shi Yu, Wei Wei, Li Wei, Zhang Hongmei

A lonely housewife finds her monotonous life changed when her childhood sweetheart returns to town. Recognized as one of the greatest Chinese films.

Fei Mu
Born in Shanghai in 1906 and died in Hong Kong in 1951. “Spring in a Small Town” is Fei’s penultimate film, a favourite since its restoration in the 1980s by the China Film Archive.

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