Return to Dust

Directed by Li Ruijun

After a cinematic release at HOME 4 – 13 Nov 2022, this film is now available to stream online, with a percentage of your rental fee going towards supporting HOME.


Humble, unassuming Ma and timid Cao have been cast off by their families and forced into an arranged marriage. In the face of much adversity, they have to combine their strength and build a home to survive. An unexpected bond begins to blossom between the pair, as both Ma and Cao, uniting with Earth’s cycles, create a haven for themselves in which they can thrive. A story about eternal love, against the odds.

heartbreaking tale of love and resilience

The Guardian

133 minutes

Translated title:
Yin ru chen yan


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