• To Live (1994)

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Release Date: 1994

DVD Release Date: July 1st, 2003

Not Yet Rated|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: You Ge, Gong Li, Niu Ben, Tao Guo, Wu Jiang, Ni Dabong, Liu Tianchi, Deng Fei

Director: Yimou Zhang

Genres: Drama

Production Co: ERA International