THE ROAD HOME (Zhang Yimou, 1999)

Gorgeous, lyrical, poignant, Wo de fu qin mu qin is framed by the fierce, wintry, somber black-and-white present, with the past, in between, in lush, vivid color. (Hou Yong cinematographed.) A cosmopolitan businessman visits his northern rural home, where his father, Changyu, who has just died, was the beloved village schoolteacher. Although he is certified […]