Why watch this film?
Chinese director Liang Ying brought a story based on his own life experience in 'A Family Tour'. Even without knowledge of China's politics and history, it is possible to relate to Ying's story and what he went through as an artist living in a country with censorship laws. It is possible to draw a connection with Brazilian society, which despite not having its freedom of expression curtailed, is still extremely difficult to be an independent artist without being inserted into a specific niche and/or having money for it. Of course, 'A Family Tour' carries a much greater political content than class struggle, and even denser, however it is difficult not to relate to other difficulties of those who want to work with art. Liang Ying brings a beautiful reflection with this movie, dealing with very real examples about the human psyche and all the emotional mess of a repressed artist.