Us and Them 后来的我们 (2018) tells the love story of Lin Jianqing (actor Jing Boran) and Fang Xiaoxiao (actress Zhou Dongyu). The pair first meet on a train heading to their hometown for Chinese New Year. Ten years later, they are reunited on a plane flight home.
Genre: Drama | Director: Rene Liu | Language: Chinese (Mandarin) | Subtitles: Hebrew | Duration: 119min I Available on Netflix
Introductory lecture by dr. Adiel Portugali: A Story of Love & Hate – Negotiating Identity and Mobility in Contemporary China; inspired by Us and Them and Original Story, a theme song by Li Jiangqing.
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Cinema East presents a collection of Chinese films, from the classics of 1930s Shanghai to China’s best sellers today. The screenings will be accompanied by theme lectures, exhibitions, cinema talks and further activities, which will expose and explore China’s varied cinematic and cultural landscape.