In ancient China, a husband and wife, both of them retired superheroes, contend with the high cost of living, infertility, and other contemporary life issues.
A game and graphics designer lives and works alone in his apartment. One night, he finds a drunken flight attendant passed out at his front door and puts her up for the evening in his apartment. It soon becomes apparent that the flight attendant has been recently evicted from her apartment in the same building, and with nowhere else to go, she decides she's going to move into his place whether he likes it or not. He's used to being alone, and she's very outgoing...can these two polar opposites co-exist together, and can their living arrangement result in something more than just being friends and roommates?
This romantic drama, named for the famous Kangding folk song, focuses on the lasting love between Li Sujie, a young Han Chinese engineer, and Dawa, a Tibetan serf. The couple meet in 1950 when Li arrives with the Chinese army during the establishment of the Ganzi prefecture. Obstacles force a 60 year separation, but their love never wavers. Adding a parallel modern relationship, the story reflects social changes over time and celebrates local culture.
The ups and downs of a Hong Kong family and their shoe shop as seen through the eyes of their eccentric eight-year-old son.
Zhao Po, a nerdy college student from a lowly background, is obsessed with social status. In spite of his awkwardness he finds a nice girlfriend, who is however not a college student as he had hoped. The psychological conflicts cause him to follow a path leading to tragedy.
The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.
Steelworker Chen has a passion for music and plays the accordion in a local band with a close group of friends. When his estranged wife returns one day after years of absence, she demands a divorce and sole custody of their daughter. Chen is at a loss. He doesn't mind divorcing a woman who has become a stranger, but he can't bear to part with his daughter. Chen has worked hard to give her a respectable life and has taught her his love of music. When asked if she'd rather stay with her father or go with her mother, the girl gives a practical, devastating answer: she'll go with whomever can provide her with a piano. Chen cannot afford such a luxury item, but the piano becomes his last hope to save what little is left of his family. With the help of his loyal friends and the support of his lover - the singer in his band - Chen concocts several plans to fulfill his daughter's wish, from sneaking her into the local music school at night to drawing a fake piano.
The story of a father's tireless love for his autistic son. A terminally ill father's attempt to teach his autistic son the necessary life skills to survive on his own before he passes away. It is also a poignant tribute to the infinite love that parents have for their children and their unending desire to take care and look after them to their best abilities, no matter the struggle, no matter the effort.