The Road Home
- 1 hr 40 min
The Road Home is about a young country girl that meets and falls in love with a local teacher. After many happy years together and one son, the teacher passes away. Zhao Di and Lou Changyu began dating and Zhao Di quickly fell in love with the young teacher. The couple married and Zhao Di soon gave birth to a son, Sun Honglei. Sun Honglei had great respect for his parents, especially his father. When Lou Changyu passed away it was a terrible shock to both Zhao Di as well as Sun Honglei. Immediately following the fathers death the son returns to attend the funeral. The son acts as a narrator throughout the entire film. Zhao Di stresses the importance to their son Sun Honglei of bringing the fathers remains back to his native village for a ceremony and funeral. Sun Honglei honors his mothers wishes and brings the coffin back to the village for a proper funeral. The funeral turned into a beautiful procession and was attended by many. Lou Changyu was respected by so many throughout his life. The funeral procession was even attended by the local mayor.