During the 1942 famine, with his house beset by starving villagers, Landlord Fan attempts to calm the crowd by preparing a feast. However, his house is burned down in the chaos, prompting Fan, his teenage daughter, his servant, and his tenant to embark on a treacherous journey south, struggling for survival as war with Japan looms on the horizon. Along the way, they encounter an American journalist, a judge and a priest who has lost his faith. Each meeting reveals the true depth of the despair that grips the country, but the hardships along the way prompt Fan to make some devastating sacrifices that leave him a broken man.
|Theatrical Release:||November 30th, 2012 (Limited) by China Lion Film Distribution, released as Back to 1942|
|Video Release:||May 14th, 2013 by Well Go USA Video|
|MPAA Rating:||Not Rated|
|Keywords:||Government Corruption, Political, Famine, Poverty, War Crimes, Weather, World War II|
|Source:||Based on Fiction Book/Short Story|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Historical Fiction|