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The road home [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia presents GuangXi Film Studio ; producer, Zhao Yu ; screenplay writer, Bao Shi ; director, Zhang Yimou
Alternate Title Wo de fu qin mu qin [videorecording]
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Classics : Distributed by Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2001], c2000
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .R52 2000    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Elementary school teachers -- China -- Drama
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Drama
Love stories -- Drama
Arranged marriage -- China -- Drama
Marriage -- China -- Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Foreign films
Physical Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, Dolby digital 5.1, digitally mastered audio & anamorphic video
Language Mandarin or French dialogue, English or French subtitles
Closed captioned
Cast Zhang Ziyi, Sun Honglei, Zheng Hao, Zhao Yulian
Credits Cinematographer, Hou Yong ; art director, Cao Juiping ; editor, Zhai Ru ; music, San Bao ; costume designer, Tong Huamiao
Note MPAA rating: G
Also issued on VHS
Summary As a son helps his mother arrange for the burial of his father in the traditional Chinese custom of his mother's village, the beautiful and touching story of his parent's courtship unfolds. His father was from the city and came to his mother's village to become the schoolmaster. In the days of arranged marriages, the son discovers that his parents marriage was the first marriage based on love
Note Special features: widescreen and full screen presentations; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selection
Awards Sundance Film Festival: 2001, Audience Award World Cinema (Yimou Zhang)
Berlin International Film Festival: 2000, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury Competition (Yimou Zhang); Silver Berlin Bear - Jury Grand Prix (Yimou Zhang)
Alternate Author Zhang, Yimou
Zhang, Ziyi, 1979-
Sun, Honglei
Zheng, Hao
Zhao, Yulian
Shi, Bao. Remembrance
Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia (Firm)
Guangxi dian ying zhi pian chang
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

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