Coming Home Poster

Release Date: September 9th, 2015

PG-13|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
A former political prisoner (Chen Daoming) tries to help his wife (Gong Li) regain her memory and rediscover their love for each other.

Cast: Chen Daoming, Gong Li, Zhang Huiwen, Tao Guo, Liu Peiqi, Feng Zu, Xin Baiqing, Zhang Jiayi

Director: Yimou Zhang

Genres: Romance, Drama

Production Co: Le Vision Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • China's Cultural Revolution was a period of political turmoil, launched by Mao Zedong in 1966, a dark decade that many in Chinese society would prefer to forget. So it says something that Zhang Yimou's new drama Coming Home, which is set during those years, has been a big success in China. show more

  • I’m not sure if there’s room in the new Chinese film world, which like American cinemas is now dominated by big-budget special effects films, for another series of Gong-Zhang films. But they should forge ahead. They’ve recaptured the magic. show more

  • Coming Home sinks into a conventional tragic romance rut that not even engaging performances by Gong and Chen can save. show more

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