Director Xiaogang Feng's historical drama is coming to Blu-ray in May.
In an early announcement to retailers, Well Go USA Entertainment is working on 'Back to 1942' for Blu-ray on May 14.
During the 1942 famine, with his house beset by starving villagers, Landlord Fan (Zhang Guoli) attempts to calm the crowd by preparing a feast. However, his house is burned down in the chaos, prompting Fan, his teenage daughter (Fiona Wang), his servant (Zhang Mo), and his tenant (Xu Fan) to embark on a treacherous journey south, struggling for survival as war with Japan looms on the horizon. Along the way, they encounter an American journalist (Adrian Brody), a judge (Dan Wei) and a priest (Zhang Hanyu) who has lost his faith. Each meeting reveals the true depth of the despair that grips the country, but the hardships along the way prompt Fan to make some devastating sacrifices that leave him a broken man.
Specs and supplements have yet to be revealed, but suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Back to 1942' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 14.
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