• Unrated, 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Liang Ying
    In Theaters:
    Feb 4, 2006 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 24, 2010
  • Tidepoint Pictures

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Bei yazi de nanhai (Taking Father Home) Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Paints an evocative picture of modern China.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

September 14, 2012
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Rarely has a filmmaker done more with less.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 24, 2009
Matt Noller
Slant Magazine

There's little insight to be found in Ying's presentation of even seemingly helpful citizens as fundamentally cruel and animalistic.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

September 23, 2008
Louis Proyect
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Simply brilliant film-making for less than $5000. For anybody the least bit curious about China today and who has a taste for sophisticated comedy, this is not to be missed.

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September 20, 2008
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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A stunning introduction to a rare new talent.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 19, 2008
Ed Gonzalez
Village Voice
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You may appreciate the ballsy critique of a nation's callous obsession with development and reconstruction.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 17, 2008
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

If all the world's a stage, then resorting to just that when faced with a shoestring movie budget may be just the cure, in this delightfully heartfelt yet solemn and brutal New Market Economy China road movie to nowhere.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

September 14, 2008
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