A Family Tour movie review: Chinese exile filmmaker’s semi-autobiographical drama about separation

//A Family Tour movie review: Chinese exile filmmaker’s semi-autobiographical drama about separation

A Family Tour movie review: Chinese exile filmmaker’s semi-autobiographical drama about separation

4/5 starsParanoia pervades scene after scene in A Family Tour, a realistic look at the absurd dilemma facing a Chinese dissident in exile. Without resorting to dramatic scenes of confrontation, this heartbreaking drama quietly conveys the helplessness of individuals caught on the wrong side of China’s political ideal.Yang Shu (Gong Zhe) is working as a teacher in Hong Kong when the state police arrive at her mother’s (Nai An) home in Sichuan province, southwest China, to find her. The Chinese…

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