The Chinese Widow 烽火芳菲 is a Chinese film by Danish Director Billie August that brings a realistic depiction of the atrocities committed during the second world war. The story is told through the heart-wrenching romance between an American pilot who crash lands in China and the widow who saves him. The movie stars Crystal Liu, Emile Hirsch, Yu Shaoqun, Kevin Yan Yikuan and Li Fangcong.
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the American government has ordered an air strike on Tokyo. Having completed their mission and completely depleted of gas, Captain Jack Turner and his team make an emergency landing in Zhejiang Province. Ying Zi and her daughter find an unconscious Jack Turner and saves him in spite of the dangers that it can spell for themselves should the Japanese soldiers find out. From total strangers, the two eventually develop a relationship that crosses cultural and language barriers.
Release Date: November 10, 2017
Source: Official Weibo