17 February 2004 | zzmale
Pets are more endearing than friends and relatives
Both the director Jin Xie and the actor Mr. Ben-Shan Zhao are great in this movies that honestly depicts the problem of modern society: the traditional big family structure is broken down in the fast paced capitalist world in which everybody is concentrating on making money. Human relationship is never as close as it used to be, even for the members of small families typical in the modern world, who have the same feeling of the lonely old man. Only the pet dog is at old man's side helped to reduce his loneliness.