08 19 Oct '24
43631e90 c69a 4dfc 8607 db617e2f0a59

Shaohong Li

Sishi buhuo (Family Portrait)

Edition 1993
90' - 1992 - Drama - Dialogue: Chinese
Director: Shaohong Li Composer: Muren Hou With: Xuejian Li, Dandan Song, Jing Ye
Cao lives in Beijing with his wife and their 6-year-old son. One day, he gets a phone call from the Children's Welfare asking him to come down to identify 'his son'. It turns out that the child is the son he had with his ex-wife, whom he divorced eleven years ago without knowing she was pregnant. Now she has died. Cao does not know how to break the news to his wife so he puts the boy up in his studio for the time being. Back home, Cao is just about to tell her when she tells him that she is pregnant hut, in keeping with China' s single-child policy, will go for an abortion. Cao is speechless and does not know what to do.

Image gallery

Bd4a82eb 7d63 4e93 aacd 7e189f2cf24a
43631e90 c69a 4dfc 8607 db617e2f0a59

Credits

Director

Shaohong Li

Composer

Muren Hou

With

Xuejian Li, Dandan Song, Jing Ye

Scenario

Heng Liu

Director of Photography

Nieping Zeng

Editor

Xingxia Zhou

More information

Dialogue

Chinese

Countries of production

China

Year

1992

Stay up to date, subscribe to our newsletter

Do you want to stay up to date with festival news, our year-round activities, the films and the filmmakers?