Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles

Upon learning his estranged son (Kiichi Nakai) has cancer, a Japanese fisherman (Ken Takakura) travels to Tokyo to see him. Though his son rejects him, the fisherman decides to finish the dying man's project: capturing a famous Chinese opera star's performance on film. However, the singer cannot perform, for he is too grief-stricken at his separation from his illegitimate son. The fisherman decides to reunite the singer and the child and sets out to find him.
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Credits

Director:

  • Zhang Yimou

Cast:

  • Ken Takakura
  • Shinobu Terajima
  • Kiichi Nakai
  • Qiu Lin
  • Yang Zhenbo

Writer:

  • Zou Jingzhi

Producers:

  • Xiu Jian
  • Zhang Weiping
  • Bill Kong

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