Apart Together / Tuán yuán

Apart Together / Tuán yuán

Dir: Wang Quan’an / China / 97 / Chinese / 2010

A former nationalist Soldier Liu who fled mainland China in 1949 returns to his native city Shanghai after 50 years spent in Taiwan .He has come to find the first love of his life, Qiao, who he left behind pregnant. But Qiao has married and formed a new family and he has never met his son before. But Liu is determined to get the family’s approval to take her away with him.


  • 2010 – 17th Beijing College Student Film Festival – Best Director
  • 60th Berlin International Film Festival
  • Golden Bear – Nominated
  • Silver Bear for Best Screenplay – Wang Quan’an and Jin Na
  • Best Supporting Actor – Xu Caigen – Nominated
  • 2011 – 28th Golden Rooster Awards – Best Supporting Actor – Xu Caigen
  • China Image Film Festival – Best Film – Apart Together-Best Actress – Lu Yan
  • 2014 – Beijing International Film Festival – Chinese Story – Nominated


Lu Yan as Qiao Yu-e
Xu Caigen as Qiao Yu-e’s husband
Mo Xiaotian
Ling Feng as Liu Yangsheng


Written by Wang Quan’an / Jin Na