Titel: Tangshan da dizhen (Aftershock) - 唐山大地震
Medium: 1 DVD
ISBN: 978-7-8852-8397-1, 9787885283971
Regie: 冯小刚 Feng Xiaogang
Schauspieler: 徐帆 Xu Fan, 张静初 Zhang Jingchu, 李晨 Li Chen 等 u.a.
Sprache: Chinesisch (Mandarin)
Region code: code free
Tangshan earthquake, 28 July 1976. When a mother is informed by the rescue team that, as her 7-year old twins are buried under the debris close to each other, digging one out would result in further collapse of the wreckage on the other, she is forced to make the most difficult decision of her life. As the clock ticked away, she finally ended her struggle and chose to save the boy, and though heartbroken, she had no idea her decision was overheard by the daughter. Deemed as a dead person, the little girl miraculously survived and was rescued after being buried for days. Suffering form the emotional shock of the disaster and the painful memory of her mother’s choice, she refused to reveal who she was. When the Sichuan earthquake takes over 80’000 lives in 2008, she volunteers to join the rescue team and returns to her homeland, China. As she witnesses the tribulations people go through when a natural disaster takes place, she finally unlocks the pain she had felt all these years and finds forgiveness. She finally reunites with the mother and twin brother she had parted from after 32 years.