Best Romantic Movies

Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)

114 Minutes15 Sep, 2010

Plot - A beautiful love story set during the Chinese Cultural Revolution about a young high school girl falls in love with a young guy on a trip to the countryside.

Zhang Yimou

Zhang Weiping, Cao Yuayi, Hugo Shong, Bill Kong


Romance, Drama,



"Under the Hawthorn Tree Movie" Story

Jing Qiu is a pretty high school student who travels to countryside to learn more about the essence of Chinese culture during the height of Cultural Revolution. She meets a handsome guy named Lao San, a geology student. In spite of the difference in the economic background, they both fall in love with each other. However, fate has something else lined up for them.

"Under the Hawthorn Tree Movie" Trailer & Video

Movie Details



Qigang Chen

Zhao Xiaoding


Awards & Nominations Won by "Under the Hawthorn Tree Movie"

Asian Film Awards 2011

Asian Film Award
Best Editor
Peicong Meng 
Best Newcomer
Dongyu Zhou 

Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain 2013

CEC Award
Best Foreign Film (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Zhang Yimou 

Hong Kong Film Awards 2011

Hong Kong Film Award
Best Asian Film

Huabiao Film Awards 2011

Huabiao Film Award
Outstanding New Actress
Dongyu Zhou 
Huabiao Film Award
Outstanding Abroad Actor
Shawn Dou 

Oslo Films from the South Festival 2011

Films from the South Award
Best Feature
Zhang Yimou 

Udine Far East Film Festival 2011

2nd place
Audience Award
Zhang Yimou 

Valladolid International Film Festival 2011

Best Actress
Dongyu Zhou 

Box Office Earning of "Under the Hawthorn Tree"

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