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Taking Father Home

Ying Liang

Release year: 2005

Run time: 100 mins

Film type: Fiction


The village boy Xu Yun said goodbye to his mother and went to the city after receiving 1,000 yuan from his father. He wanted to bring back his father who had not seen him in six years because he was said to be a contractor of the new family. Clouded with two ducks on the road. Xu Yun met the scar-faced man on the long-distance bus, and Xu Yun was sealed off in the back. Xu Yun was driven out of the vacant police station. A policeman couldn’t bear him being bullied by street youths, leading Xu Yun to look for his biological father in Zigong City. Soon, like the Scarfaced Man, he also suffered an accident. Xu Yun finally found his father’s new home. His father is struggling with his creditors for a failed business...


Director biography

Ying Liang, born in Shanghai in 1977, studied film in the Art Department of Beijing Normal University, and later graduated from the Directing Department of the Film School of Chongqing University. This change of location fully observes the differences in the economy, lifestyle and spiritual outlook between the East and the West, and it is reflected in his works.