|english title||Springtime in a Small Town|
|aka||Xiao cheng zhi chun|
|french title||Printemps dans une petite ville|
|director||TIAN Zhuang Zhuang - 田壮壮|
|XIN Bai Qing|
|HU Jingfan - 胡靖钒|
|cinematographer||Mark LEE Ping Bin|
|executive producer||WOUTER Barendrecht|
A country town in South China. It's the spring of 1946...
Liyan is the only surviving male of the Dai family but he is very ill. His wife, Yuwen, become Liyan's nursemaid: her vivacity has given way to a numbed ennui, and she cries alone in her room at night.
But everything changes when an unexpected visitor arrives. The energetic Zhang Zhichen, now a qualified doctor, is Dai Liyan's old friend in college. He is amazed to find Liyan's wife, is his own childhood neighbour and his first sweetheart.
On the birthday party of Liyan's younger sister, everyone gets drunk and begins to lose control...