Tong Liya and Song Jia ready to take my heart on flight
Arthur Chen Feiyu as seen through his father’s eyes.
I don’t usually post these type of patriotic films since they’re usually just bad films, but the trailer for this actually looks really good. Me and My Motherland 我的我的祖国, a film celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China in October, consists of eight parts separately shot by eight directors, ranging from veterans like Chen Kaige to rising talents like Wen Yan. Here’s what we know of the cast so far for each part:
Guan Hu (Mr. Six)– Ou Hao, Huang Bo, Wang Qianyuan
Zhang Yibai (Fleet of Time) – Zhang Jiayi, Zhang Ze
Xu Zheng (Lost in Thailand) – Liu Tao, Xu Zheng
Xue Xiaolu (Finding Mr. Right).- Du Jiang, Zhu Yilong, Gao Yalin
Ning Hao (Let the Bullets Fly) – Ge You
Wen Muye (Dying to Survive) – Tong Liya, Song Jia, Lei Jiayin
Chen Kaige (Farewell My Concubine) – Liu Haoran, Chen Feiyu, Tian Zhuangzhuang
Wen Yan (Angels Wear White) – Andy Lau, Zhuang Yinan
“You were the best yourself then, but I’m my best self now. The best of us are separated by our whole youth.” – My Best Summer
Chen Feiyu and He Landou star in school romance film My Best Summer 最好的我们 , the film adaptation of the novel of the same name (lit: The Best of Us). The film is scripted by the author, Liu Wanhui, and new director Huang Disha. Kara Hui and Yu Qian guest stars.
The film will be screened in select theaters in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand on June 6th.
Trailer 1 here, teaser here , final trailer below: