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.


Domestic (85%)
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DistributorNew Yorker Films
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1 theaters
Running Time2 hr 9 min
GenresDrama Romance
In Release137 days/19 weeks
Widest Release1 theater
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 17-1986$4,195-1-$4,195$4,1951
Aug 24-2694$3,784-9.8%1-$3,784$11,3792
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