Getting Home (2007)

Getting Home




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When his drinking buddy and long-time co-worker Liu Quanyou (Hong Qiwen) drops dead during a jovial session of imbibing, fifty-something working-class stiff Zhao (Zhao) vows to transport his friend's corpse to its final resting place in director Zhang Yang's gently philosophical road comedy. Though he had planned to simply cart Liu's corpse across the countryside via the local bus route, Zhao's simple plan is quickly thwarted when a gang of bandits hold up the bus. Despite having the calm of … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Zhang Yang, Yao Wang

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A road movie-cum-gentle comedy of manners that packs an emotional punch in its final reels.

Full Review… | April 19, 2010
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Great black comedy, Impressive & fun

Arash Xak

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A fun but emotional episodic dramedy about a man on a journey to fulfill a promise to take his deceased friend back to his hometown. Although both heartwarming and sad, this enjoyable story shows the power of friendship and trust.

Madison Film Festival. Very sweet film which both builds up and knocks down your faith in human nature. The good hearted strangers outway the bad though.

Patti Kramer

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