Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles

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  • PG
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 49 min
  • 7.3  (5,043)
  • 73

Takata is a heartbroken fisherman in Japan. He has been estranged from is son Kenichi for many years. When his daughter-in-law Rie calls to inform him that Kenichi is ill and in the hospital Takata ventures to Tokyo to see him. Takata hopes the trip will give him a chance to reunite with his son. His hopes are quickly dashed when Kenichi refuses to see him. Rie provides Takata with a videotape so he can have a glimpse of Kenichi's work. The videotape contains a documentary set in the remote village of Lijiang, in the Younnan province. It centers on the Chinese opera, Kenichi's passion. The opera diva, Li Jiamin has promised to sing an important folk opera on the next year. Rie calls to tell Takata that his son has terminal liver cancer. Takata makes it his mission to travel to Lijiang in an effort to complete Kenichi's documentary. He is determined to film Li Jiamin's performance.

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles
Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles (US)
Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles (US)

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Takata is a heartbroken fisherman in Japan. He has been estranged from is son Kenichi for many years. When his daughter-in-law Rie calls to inform him that Kenichi is ill and in the hospital Takata ventures to Tokyo to see him. Takata hopes the trip will give him a chance to reunite with his son. His hopes are quickly dashed when Kenichi refuses to see him.

Rie provides Takata with a videotape so he can have a glimpse of Kenichi's work. The videotape contains a documentary set in the remote village of Lijiang, in the Younnan province. It centers on the Chinese opera, Kenichi's passion. The opera diva, Li Jiamin has promised to sing an important folk opera on the next year. Rie calls to tell Takata that his son has terminal liver cancer. Takata makes it his mission to travel to Lijiang in an effort to complete Kenichi's documentary. He is determined to film Li Jiamin's performance.

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles is a 2005 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 49 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 73.

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  • Release Date
    2005
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 49 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (5,043)
  • Metascore
    73