Hong shi zi (1997) AKA Red Persimmon


In 1949, the Communists take over mainland. The refugees and the military arrive in the Keelung Harbor in Taiwan. While the father holds secret meetings with other generals in attempt to recover the lost land, the kids still play games with their grandma who still enjoys the harmony and peace in hardship. Gradually, it seems that there was no hope to fight back the fatherland. The general turned father has to run a small business to support the family. He encounters a series of struggles. And finally his kids grow up.

Director: Tung Wang. AKA Red Persimmon
Stars: Shih Chang, Jing-ping Chao, Cheer Chen, Li-Hua Chen, Li-Mei Chen, King Chin, Yu-Han Chou, Lung Fang, Chien Wen Hour, Chi-Lun Li, Yung-Sheng Li, Yang Lin, Rene Liu, Zhi Lu. 


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One Comment

  1. Michael
    October 25, 2018

    amazing film Jon.

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