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For the Children

Meili de Dajiao

Directed by Yang Yazhou
China, 2002


In response to the death of her husband and young son, peasant Zhang Meili founds a school in the dry desert landscape of northwest China. When cultured and chipper Xia Yu arrives from Beijing to help her out, the two women bond and learn from each other¡¯s character how to best serve the children.

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For the Children Directed by Yang Yazhou