Time period is the 1930s. A master of an ancient Chinese art is growing old. He must pass on his skills to an heir. A male heir. It's tradition!
Unfortunately, he's childless. In a desperate effort to honor the custom and maintain the trade, he buys a young child. In China, poor children are often sold via a black market. He and the child develop a close relationship, however, a “complication” also develops.
is a wonderful and touching story.
- View theatrical trailer - https://youtu.be/OjXVfF4GQO0