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So Long, My Son (Di jiu tian chang)2019

So Long, My Son (Di jiu tian chang) (2019)

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Critic Consensus: Intimate in focus yet epic in size and scope, So Long, My Son sets a heartbreaking saga of family tragedy against the changing face of modern China.

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SO LONG MY SON traces the lives of two families over three decades of social, political and human upheaval in China. Following the loss of a child in a tragic accident, their paths separate. Destinies ebb and flow, and fortunes are transformed under the impact of a country's changing face. Yet even as their lives diverge, a common search for truth and reconciliation around the tragedy remains. But sometimes it can take a lifetime to say farewell. SO LONG MY SON chronicles people and a society in full transformation - in which human relationships and the tumultuous evolution of a nation are inevitably and inextricably intertwined.

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Critic Reviews for So Long, My Son (Di jiu tian chang)

All Critics (33) | Top Critics (6)

Magnificent film-making.

December 9, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

China's So Long, My Son is three hours long and feels like three years. That's a compliment.

December 4, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

So Long, My Son is a piercingly, profoundly moving picture that peels and exposes the senses.

December 4, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

A lingering, heart-breaking epic of great subtlety, specificity and ultimately universal power.

December 3, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The film finds, then repeatedly breaks, your heart, before a subtly momentous finale...

February 14, 2019 | Full Review…

The story is an intimate one, yet it embraces a large cast of characters who reflect the immense changes that have swept China over the last fifty years.

February 14, 2019 | Full Review…

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