Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, Cannes 1994 (ex aequo)

Huo zhe

To Live
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This film relates the saga of a family in the turmoils of History. It tells the story of ordinary people who, through dramatic events in China, find within themselves the strength to resist and survive. The main concerns of «To Live» are memory and lucidity. Furthermore the film emphasizes the wish for happiness, the innocence of children and human dignity.