1994 Cannes Film Festival – Prize of the Ecumenical Jury Winner
Burnt by the Sun
In the Soviet Union in 1936, shadow of Stalin’s repressions lie on a famous revolution hero. An accusations of being him a foreign spy are nonsense, and all known that, but a slow process of his life’s downfall is already running.
After Fugui and Jiazhen lose their personal fortunes, they raise a family and survive difficult cultural changes during 1940s to 1970s China.