To Live to Sing (2019)

11/20/2019 (FR) Drama 1h 45m


Zhao Li manages a Sichuan Opera troupe that lives and performs together in a rundown theatre in the outskirts of Chengdu. When she receives an order of demolition, she hides the news, fearing that this could spell their end. Secretly, she wouldn’t mind stopping since their life has become harder over the years. But what else can she do? She also worries that her niece Dan Dan, their star, will leave them for a better future in the city. To keep her troupe “family” together, Zhao Li begins a search for a new theatre for them to both sing and live in. As she struggles with bureaucracy, the characters from the opera world that she uses to escape her troubles begin to seep into her real life…

  1. Johnny Ma

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Zhao Xiaoli

    Zhao li

  2. Gan Guidan

    Dan Dan

  3. Yan Xihu

    Lao Wu

  4. Yan Huanghe

    Lao Er

  5. Deng Xiurong

    Femme de Lao Er

  6. Liu Min

    Liu Min

  7. Li Tangrong

    Li Linh

  8. Su Guangjin

    Frère Su

  9. Gao Chenggen

    Grand-mère Gao

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To Live to Sing
To Live to Sing

Original Title 活着唱着

Status Released

Original Language Chinese

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