1941. Hong Kong is under Japanese occupation. During the three-year-and -eight-month occupation, the Japanese military pillages homes and arrests cultural figures living in Hong Kong. The anti-Japanese Dongjiang guerilla unit is tasked with rescuing these cultural figures and extracting them from the besieged city. Primary school teacher Fang Lan (Zhou Xun) and her mother (Deanie Ip) are trying to live out this difficult period in a small run-down...