The Spring River Flows East Parts I & II

Approx. Duration: 3 hour 6 minutes

TIFF Cinematheque - Retrospective

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This decade-spanning epic of a husband and wife caught in the maelstrom of the Sino-Japanese War and World War II was hailed as China's equivalent of Gone With the Wind.

Films in The Spring River Flows East Parts I & II

    • The Spring River Flows East, Part II: The Dawn
    • Cai Chusheng, Zheng Junli
    • In the concluding part of this expansive, go-for-broke melodrama, young lovers Zhang and Sufen are finally reunited following years of separation and two brutal wars-but under the most painful and ultimately tragic circumstances imaginable.