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The Nightingale (Ye Ying - Le promeneur d'oiseau) (2015)

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To keep the promise made to his wife, Zhigen decides to return to his native village to release his bird, unique companion of his old years. He planned to make this journey alone, but he was given Renxing, his granddaughter, spoiled young city, forced to leave with him.

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Critic Reviews for The Nightingale (Ye Ying - Le promeneur d'oiseau)

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

A gentle tale that could easily lapse into mawkish sentiment but largely steers clear of doing so.

November 6, 2015 | Full Review…

A sweetly affecting Chinese film about a elderly man who opens his spoiled granddaughter to the analog world during a road trip across rural China ...

November 5, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The Nightingale is a beautifully photographed, well-acted parable about tradition and change in modern-day China, that will either move you to tears or strike you as overly saccharine and formulaic.

March 21, 2016 | Full Review…

Well acted and beautifully photographed, the movie offers a window into both modern urban and traditional Chinese life.

December 21, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The Nightingale doesn't aspire to be much more than a heartwarming road movie through rural China, and at that, it succeeds admirably.

November 4, 2015 | Full Review…

Sounding dry and portentous on paper, it is actually a heart-warming affair centred around its two central performances.

October 21, 2015 | Full Review…

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