Xiao Cheng Zhi Chun (1948)

Or, in English, Spring in a Small Town.

In the years this blog has been in existence, I’ve watched and reviewed films in several foreign languages—but never Chinese. Then, some time back, I came across this film, and discovered that in 2005, it was named—by the Hong Kong Film Awards Association—the best Chinese film ever made. That (coupled with the fact that Xiao Cheng Zhi Chun is available in the public domain) made me eager to watch it.

Wei Wei and Wei Li in Xiao Cheng Zhi Chun

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