Once Upon A Life
Chinese Mainland / 90 minutes; Released in Chinese Mainland on 08:00 of April 15, 2022
Introduction: “Once Upon A Life” is a film jointly directed by Tao Tao, Zhang Qi, Qin Bo and Fan Shiguang, and jointly supervised by Tao Tao and Zhang Qi, with Qin Bo and Fan Shiguang as the chief planners. Selecting two mortally ill patients, the film focuses on their families, records their last time in life, and talks about a life poem about love. Different from the TV version, it adheres to the awe of life. With the aim at a new theme, it constructs a different narrative perspective and story structure, creatively integrates the film montage technique into the real and moving recorded images, and pays the greatest respect to these real, lovely and living characters in the film. In this film, love is the courage of empathy within reach.