It’s directed by Zhang Yimou, it made Steven Spielberg cry like baby, and it’s premiering at Cannes this month. While there’s not much else we need to know to get on board for Coming Home, the latest film from helmer behind Hero and House of Flying Daggers, today a new trailer has landed.
While the lack of subtitles prevents us from being fully privy to the events on display, the story spans an epic stretch from the 1920′s to the 1990′s, following a husband’s (Chen Daoming) extended separation from his family (notably his wife, played by Gong Li) and his eventual return. Displayed in 4K IMAX in China, one can wish it gets the same treatment here, and as we await release date news from Sony Pictures Classics, the trailer can be seen below.
What do you think of the trailer?
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