Under the Hawthorn Tree - 山楂树之恋

The Love of the Hawthorn Tree, Shan Zha Shu Zhi Lian
Set during the end of China's Cultural Revolution in a small village in Yichang City, Hubei Province, a pure love unfolds between beautiful city girl Jing Qiu (Dongyu Zhou) and handsome young villager Lao San (Shawn Dou). Jing Qiu, who lived a difficult life due to her father being labelled a "right winger," is sent to the village at the age of 16 and meets Lao San, who has a promising future due to his father's high ranking military background. Even with the divide between their social backgrounds romance blooms between the young couple, but will their love ever become fulfilled?
Zhou Dongyu, Shawn Dou, Chen Taisheng, Rina Sa, Li Xuejian, Lu Liping, Suen Hoi-ying
Yimou Zhang
115 mins
September 15, 2010
Production company(s):
Beijing New Picture Film Co