Ai Liya, Xu Cheng, Li Jingjing, Yong Mei, Wang Jingchun and Qi Xi in a still from So Long, My Son, directed by Wang Xiaoshuai. Photo: Li Tienan/Dongchun Films

Berlin 2019: So Long, My Son film review – fallout from one-child policy in China explored

  • Wang Xiaoshuai returns to form with this story of how a couple in China, and their friends, cope with the death of their only son
  • Despite its sombre narrative, the film, the first in a promised trilogy, may be Wang’s most upbeat yet. Hope and understanding permeate its ending
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Ai Liya, Xu Cheng, Li Jingjing, Yong Mei, Wang Jingchun and Qi Xi in a still from So Long, My Son, directed by Wang Xiaoshuai. Photo: Li Tienan/Dongchun Films
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