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2 hr. 5 min.

Plot Summary
Fugui's (Ge You) gambling leads him to lose everything, including his wife, Jiazhen (Gong Li), and his home. Over the following decades, he struggles to live as a peasant. He tries joining a theater troupe, and then he enlists in the Chinese army in hopes of being a good citizen. Yet, just as things get better -- and Jiazhen and their baby daughter return to him -- the Cultural Revolution begins and tragedy continues to strike his family. Despite numerous hardships, Fugui never gives up hope.

Cast: Ge You , Gong Li , Niu Ben , Guo Tao , Jiang Wu , Ni Dabong , Liu Tianchi , Deng Fei

Director: Yimou Zhang

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

To Live (1994)

Release Date: November 18th, 1994|2 hr. 5 min.

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