Master Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou turns his lens on the travails of modern China’s peasants. When teacher Gao (Gao Enman) leaves town for a month, 13-year old Wei (Wei Minzhi) is pressed into serving as his substitute at the school from which she just graduated.
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i didnt think the ending was 'artificially happy' like some ppl r saying...it happened very organically, maybe its the industrialization + advent of tv as a medium that is artificial...just being #deep