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Shanghai Dreams (2005)

123 min - - 3 June 2005
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In the 1960s, encouraged by the government, a large number of families leave Chinese cities to settle in the poorer regions of the country, in order to develop local industry. The film's main character is a 19 year old girl who lives in the Guizhou province, where her parents have settled. That's where she has grown up, where her friends are and where she first experiences love. But her father believes that their future lies in Shanghai. How can they all keep on living together when they don't share the same dreams?

Director:  Wang Xiaoshuai

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In the 1960s, encouraged by the government, a large number of families leave Chinese cities to settle in the poorer regions of the country, in order to develop local industry. The film's main character is a 19 year old girl who lives in the Guizhou province, where her parents have settled. That's where she has grown up, where her friends are and where she first experiences love. But her father believes that their future lies in Shanghai. How can they all keep on living together when they don't share the same dreams?


Collections: Wang Xiaoshuai

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  3 June 2005

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Runtime:  2 h 03 min

In the 1960s, encouraged by the government, a large number of families left Chinese cities to settle in the poorer regions of the country in order to develop local industry.

The film’s heroine is nineteen and lives in Guizhou province with her parents and her brother. That’s where she has grown up, where her friends are, where she first experiences love. But her father believes that their future lies in Shanghai.

How can they live together when they don’t share the same dreams?

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