Hailed as the greatest Chinese film ever made, Fei Mu’s 1948 melodrama Spring In A Small Town arrives on DVD for the first time in the UK, courtesy of the BFI. A heartbreaking tale of loyalty, yearning and resilience in the wake of the Second World War, Fei’s film was buried by the Communist Party and has only reemerged in recent years, where it is garnering deserved comparisons with the work of filmmakers like Yasujiro Ozu and Wong Kar Wai.

You can read my full review here