2011 Chinese Film and Cultural Festival: Film Screening — Feng Xiaogang “Aftershock”October 9, 2011
Director: Feng Xiaogang
Starring: Xu Fan, Zhang Jingchu, Li Chen, and Chen Daoming
Early in the morning of July 28th, 1976, a 7.8 category earthquake razed Tangshan City to the ground within 23 seconds. A young mother was caught in a desperate dilemma when both of her children were trapped, and she decided to sacrifice the life of her older daughter to save her younger son. This decision changed the destiny of the whole family, and the survivors find themselves trapped in an emotional predicament in the aftermath of the earthquake.
This event is free.
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