Heavenly Grassland


Time Out says

Promising to forgo his alcoholic, gambling ways, Sherghan, a nomadic tribesman of the Mongolian steppes, returns after six years in jail to his somewhat more airy yurt dwelling and his now divorced wife. He has an orphaned ten-year-old boy in tow, who, like Oskar in The Tin Drum, has elected to remain mute. Narrated in diary form by the boy, this good-looking but unremarkable domestic romantic drama outlines the boy's slow acclimatisation and unravels the emotional conflicts between the man, his wife and his younger brother.

By: WH


Release details

110 mins

Cast and crew

Sai Fu, Mai Lisi
Chen Ping
Na Renhua
Ning Cai
Guersireng Tumen
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