Back to 1942

In 1942, Henan Province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of at least three million men, women and children. Although the primary cause of the famine was a severe drought, it was exacerbated by locusts, windstorms, earthquakes, epidemic disease and the corruption of the ruling Kuomintang government.

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Director:

  • Feng Xiaogang

Cast:

  • Xu Fan
  • Zhang Guoli
  • Adrien Brody
  • Chen Daoming
  • Zhang Mo
  • Tim Robbins
  • Zhang Hanyu

Writer:

  • Liu Zhenyun

Producers:

  • Wang Zhonglei
  • Chen Kuo-fu

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