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Sunflower

2005
2h 9m
Drama/Romance
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Cast

Joan Chen (Zhang Xiuqing)Zhang Fan (Zhang Xiangyang - 9 years old)Ge Gao (Zhang Xiangyang - 19 years old)Bin Li (Xiao Ji Shi)Jing Liang (Xiangyang's wife)Zifeng Liu (Old Liu)Haiying Sun (Zhang Gengnian)Haidi Wang (Zhang Xiangyang - 30 years old)Hong Yihao

Director

Yang Zhang

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Synopsis

Relationship between father and son on a background of Maoist regime in China in the mid-20th century. The father, a painter by profession, interned in a labor camp for "re-education" and loses his ability to paint. he teaches his son to draw, but does so obsessively. The convoluted relationship between father and son that spread over the period of childhood, adolescence and maturity of the son are being resolved in a surprising and sensitive way.

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