|Other author/creator||You, Ge.|
|Other author/creator||Gong, Li, 1965-|
|Other author/creator||Zhang, Yimou.|
|Other author/creator||Hua, Yü, 1930-|
|Other author/creator||Samuel Goldwyn Co.|
|Other author/creator||Nian dai guo ji (Xianggang) you xian gong si.|
|Other author/creator||Shanghai dian ying zhi pian chang.|
|Other author/creator||Hallmark Home Entertainment.|
||In a smoky gambling den in 1940's China, a drunken young man runs through his family's fortune, losing their ancestral home and all their possessions. This staggering loss proves to be their salvation, and the first step in an odyssey of survival that will take them through war and revolution love and loss, tragedy ... and triumph.
|General note||Based on the novel by Yu Hua.|
|General note||Originally produced as motion picture in 1994.|
|General note||Not rated.|
|Credits||Director of photography, Lu Yue ; music, Zhao Jiping ; editor, Du Yuan ; screenplay, Yu Hua, Lu Wei ; executive producers, Christophe Tseng, Kow Fuhong ; producer, Chiu Fusheng ; director, Zhang Yimou.|
||Ge You, Gong Li.
|Technical details||VHS format.|
|Language||Chinese language, English subtitles.|