Miao Miao and Huang Xuan in a still from Youth (category IIB: Mandarin), directed by Feng Xiaogang. Elaine Zhong co-stars.

Film review: Youth – Feng Xiaogang’s coming-of-age melodrama a nostalgic look at love during wartime

Mixing graceful dance scenes with gruesome battle sequences, Youth presents a rose-tinted view of China’s Cultural Revolution and war with Vietnam, but its narrative about the loss of innocence of its young characters is fascinating

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Miao Miao and Huang Xuan in a still from Youth (category IIB: Mandarin), directed by Feng Xiaogang. Elaine Zhong co-stars.
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