The Chinese coming-of-age drama ‘Youth’ (芳華) is now available to own on Blu-ray and DVD, courtesy of Cine Asia.
Directed by Feng Xiaogang, the film chronicles the lives of a group of idealistic adolescents in a military art troupe in the People’s Liberation Army during the Cultural Revolution. The cast includes Huang Xuan, Miao Miao, Zhong Chuxi, Yang Caiyu, and Li Xiaofeng.
Synopsis: When Xiaoping joins the military, delicate dreams are dashed by the events of a China undergoing revolution. The devastating Sino-Vietnamese war crashes into 1970s China, changing the lives of the Army’s young new recruits forever. In this epic spanning several decades, Youth shows Comrades of the People’s Liberation Army fight amongst themselves as much as on the battlefield – and cause as much damage as the war that tore their lives apart.
‘Youth’ is available now from Amazon.co.uk.