This edition: The Journey to Western Xia Empire
(1997/People’s Republic of China, 110 min., color, drama) Dir.: Lu Wei. Cast: Ni Dahong, Ba Dema, Wang Ning. The Emperor’s army commander conscripts a pregnant woman and takes her son when she is born. After being abandoned in the desert, the woman tenaciously follows the army to try and stay close to her son. In Mandarin with English subtitles.