Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka
An unusual story with an idyllic village setting, this interesting drama by Huangjian Zhong tells of the life and hardships of a young woman, Xingxian. Her family has arranged an unusual marriage for her -- she is 18, and her husband Weiwei is 6. She treats him like a mother would treat a child and although she dutifully cares for him, she unfortunately falls in love with a married man. She begins a series of clandestine meetings with her lover, but circumstances conspire to change her life and the lives of those around her. The setting is 1948 and the Communists are soon to come to power.