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Program Title: together
EASC Code: CT-13
Series Title:
Region/Country: China
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: DVD
Director: Chen Kaige
Producer: Ton Gang Chen Hong
Release Date: 2003
Running Time: 119 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Chen Kaige, director of the Oscar -nominated* Farewell My Comcubine, composes a richly imagined and "tender symphony" (Screen International) about love, ambition and destiny in China's high-pressure world of classical music. Surging with "warmth, humanity and a sense of humor" (The Hollywood Reporter), this lyrical, enchanting "heartwarmer" (Variety) is a "sure-fire crowd-pleaser" (Los Angeles Times)! When violin prodigy Xiaochun and his father head to Beijing seeking fame and fortune, they soon discover a fierce world of cutthroart ambition. But when Xiaochun is "adopted" by a famous music tutor, success finally seems within reach - until a shocking discovery begins to unravel his entire world, and the boy must make the most difficult choice of his life. Can he achieve the fame his father had always hoped for without losing the extraordinary passion that sets him apart?
Data Entry Date: 11/20/2006