From the acclaimed – and controversial – Chinese novelist, Yu Hua, Brothers is a big-spirited comedy of society running amok in modern China.
When Baldy Li’s mother marries Song Gang’s father their lives become entangled. Then when both their parents die, Song Gang swears never to forsake his younger brother. In the event, though, both are undone by their love for one woman.
Sprawling, rambunctious, energetic and brutal, Brothers is a dizzying rollercoaster ride through life in a newly capitalist world.