QIAN LI ZOU DAN JI (2005)

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  • RIDING ALONE FOR THOUSANDS OF MILES Alternative

Synopsis

Drama. Gouichi Takada, a Japanese fisherman, hears that his estranged son Kenichi, a researcher of Chinese folk arts, is dying of liver cancer and goes to Tokyo to see him. Kenichi refuses to meet his father, but his wife gives Takada a tape of Kenichi's last trip to China - his unsuccessful attempt to persuade a Beijing opera singer to perform a classic number. Takada heads for Yunnan Province to tape the performance for Kenichi, bu finds the singer imprisoned for stabbing someone who taunted him about his illegitimate son. When the conscious-stricken singer refuses to perform, Takada tries to find the boy and reunite the pair.

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