Coming Home

"...has an epic gravity that recalls another great historical romance, “Doctor Zhivago.”"
- Maggie Lee, Variety
Official Selection - 2014 Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection - 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Synopsis

Lu Yanshi (Chen Daoming) and Feng Wanyu (Gong Li) are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner, just as his wife is injured in an accident. Released during the last days of the Cultural Revolution, he finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife has amnesia and remembers little of her past. Unable to recognize Lu, she patiently waits for her husband's return. A stranger alone in the heart of his broken family, Lu Yanshi determines to resurrect their past together and reawaken his wife's memory.
Original Languages: Cantonese
Genre: Drama|Romance|World Cinema
Running Time: 111 mins
Year: 2014

CREDITS

CAST
Gong Li ()
Chen Daoming ()
Zhang Huiwen ()
DIRECTED BY
Zhang Yimou

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi and Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Director Zhang Yimou. Photo Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi and Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Zhang Huiwen as Dan Dan. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Zhang Huiwen as Dan Dan Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Zhang Huiwen as Dan Dan. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Zhang Huiwen as Dan Dan. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Chen Daoming as Lu Yanshi. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Gong Li as Feng Wanyu. Photo by Bai XiaoYan, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.