The film is ready in 1989 when three robbers graves had been tretras in an America “sick”, particularly in New York. Hu Bayi (Chen Kun) and Wang Kaixuan (Huang Bo) began promoting numerous “artifacts” Chinese streets of New York and tradition and promise every purchaser luck. A group of INS brokers pursued them in an alley, however they’re rescued by Shirley (Shu Qi) which was tailored a lot better in America and know extra concerning the folks right here.
Wang, who was a member of the Red Guard group and took part actively with Hu, nonetheless thinks of himself that in a revolutionary or something like that, and longs for the times of outdated. A collection of photographs from the previous introduced at an archaeological web site in 1969 the place members of the Red Guard see statues of historic that marks the excesses of bourgeois and takes us right into a love triangle between Hu, Wang and Ding SiTian (Angelababy), a communist who each males stole hearts with its standing as a real believer.
Her demise throughout an expedition to search out the legendary flower and has affected each males for various causes. Hu has misplaced a real love, and Wang misplaced a illustration of purity of the revolution. Hu took over this loss in a relative manner, however Wang Ding nonetheless retains in his coronary heart, solely that it owes its coverage extra classes than any emotions they ever had for her.