Return to Dust

Return to Dust

Audience Score
78
NR 2 hr 13 minDrama
Ma and Guiying lead lives that are similarly sheltered and difficult. He is a reticent farmer, the last of his family to remain unmarried; she is disabled and infertile, and long past what is considered to be marrying age in rural China. Their arranged marriage, uniting two people who are accustomed to isolation and humiliation, would appear to force them into a relationship that will make life worse for both of them. But instead, they seize the opportunity to rise above themselves and discover their shared destiny. They learn how to become close companions, how to speak up, how to care for each other and even how to smile. All this in spite of the hard work required of them by their quintessential bond with the land and the trials that await them on their common path.
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DirectorLi Ruijun

Movie Details

Original Language:Chinese
Production Companies:Alibaba Pictures Group, Beijing J.Q. Spring Pictures, Dream Media Production, Aranya Pictures, Gansu Qizi Culture & Media, Han Zhou Qinzizai, Hucheng No.7 Films, Qizi Films, Shanghai Shigu Film