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The Road Not Taken

Rated NR 113 min. 2018

Deep into the Gobi Desert in western China, Eryong (starring Wang Xuebing) is managing his own Ostrich farm - this is his last try to get his ex-wife back and put his life back on the track. One day, his creditor Brother Wu (Wang Xufeng) leaves a quiet boy Lele with Eryong when he fails again to receive money from Eryong. Suspecting that his ex-wife has fall in love with someone else, Eryong decided to find her, and he has no choice but to take Lele together with him. During their three-day-two-night journey traveling across the desert, they meet Xiao Mei, a bad-tempered truck driver girl (Ma Yili), with whom Eryong and Lele have a good time. Keep going, they encounter with more and more passengers, who have changed the relationship between Eryong and Lele. At the same time, the lives of the passengers have also been effected by Eryong and Lele too.

Film Credits

Director: Gaopeng Tang

Writer: Xiaojun Yue

Cast: Xuebing Wang and Yili Ma

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