RETURN, THE

Synopsis

In 1949, during the Chinese Civil War between the Communists and the Nationalists, young man JIANG Sheng bids farewell to his family and flees to Taiwan in order to save an officer of the army, LI Yaojun. Now in their sunset years, both LI and JIANG hang out in a “Red Envelope Club” in Taipei’s Ximending, where veterans who abandoned their families in Mainland China listen to young women sing popular songs from their native land and pay them with money in red envelopes. As JIANG becomes gravely ill, he has to reconcile his emotions for one of the “red envelope girls” with his deep longing for his homeland.  

Year

2019

Duration

113 Mins

Genre

Drama

Language

Mandarin

Country

China

Director

  Qin Hailu is a renowned Chinese theater and film actress, screenwriter and director. She won numerous awards for her preformances in films such as The Piano in a Factory and A Simple Life. Fu Xiang Xin is her directional debut  

Producers

LI Feng
KONG Xiangjun

Cast

Chang Feng
Ge Lei (AKA Grace)
LEI Kesheng
Liang Danni
Sang Mingsheng

Additional Credits

Cinematography
Ko-Chin CHEN
Editor
Hsiao-Yun KU
Screenplay
Qin Hailu
Screenplay
YANG Xiaoli