SO LONG, MY SON | British Board of Film Classification
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SO LONG, MY SON (2019)

SO LONG, MY SON <span>(2019)</span> artwork

SO LONG, MY SON (2019)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 185

Release dates 06/12/2019

Ratings Info distressing scenes

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Wang Xiaoshuai

Cast includes Liya Ai, Jiang Du, Zhao-Yan Guo-Zhang, Jingjing Li, Xi Qi, Jingchun Wang

Summary SO LONG, MY SON is a Mandarin language drama following a family's struggle, over several decades, to overcome personal misfortune and wider social change.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Cinema release suitable for 12 years and over icon12A

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 26/11/2019

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

SO LONG, MY SON is a Mandarin language drama following a family's struggle, over several decades, to overcome personal misfortune and wider social change.

Theme

The film explores the impact on a family of the death, by drowning, of their child. The mother is made infertile by, it is implied, a botched abortion. It is further implied that she attempts suicide when an adopted son runs away.

There is use of mild bad language ('bastard', 'ass'), as well as milder terms such as 'hell'. Characters smoke cigarettes.

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Details

Title
SO LONG, MY SON
Also known as
DI JIU TIAN CHANG
Year
2019
Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
Artificial Eye Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
12/08/2019
Main language
Mandarin
BBFC reference
AZF377436

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