Passed | | Drama, Romance
Although married Chinese farmers Wang and O-Lan initially experience success, their lives are complicated by declining fortunes and lean times, as well as the arrival of the beautiful young Lotus.
Because of conditions in China at the time due to the general political instability and wars throughout the country--the Nationalist government was fighting off a Japanese invasion while at the same time battling Communist rebels and various ... ...
Where are all these soldiers going ?
Unidentified laborer: They say there's a revolution coming.
Wang Lung: Revolution ? What is revolution ?
Unidentified laborer: I don't know but it has something to do with food.
Unexplained sequence of events or possible error in continuity. Toward the beginning of the film, Farmer Wang walks to the Great House to meet his bride, O-Lan. He is carrying a basket. It appears to be empty. As he enters a market, the farmer declines to buy peaches. We don't see him purchase goods or trade for anything. We don't see him filling the basket. However, the next scene shows him at the door of the house with a full basket. Later, he does buy peaches. At this point, however, we're still not made aware how he has money or silver.
The type-style used appears to be lettering hammered into brass. Even the style of the letters seems to be from china or Asia. Note the style on "N" and "O".
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