The Silent Holy Stones
- IMDB Rating： 6.9
- Year： 2005
- Director(s)： Pema Tseden
- Actors： N/A
- Genre： Drama
Summary： A young Tibetan monk go back home for the New Year's celebrations. Fascinated by television, he wants to bring his family's television to the monastery to show it to his master.
A touching contemporary drama about the emerging Chinese middle class: When his unhappy wife leaves for a month of corporate training, a struggling young father loses his job, learns to cope with their 7 year old son, and finds unlikely salvation in the form of a cake delivery job that allows him to find his real talent and reunite with his estranged wife.
In 1930's Shanghai, Wu Sunpu, chief executive of the Shanghai Yuhua Silk Company, faces many struggles: with plant workers, with strikers, others in his industry, and most of all with bourgeois comprador Zhao Botao. Capitalists and other figures in Shanghai's industrial and commercial community come and go. The strategy finally comes down between Wu and Zhao. Zhao plans to take over Wu Sunpu's plant with support from Americans. Wu faces a choice of surrender to Zhao or bankruptcy. He considers suicide, but decides to go on vacation with his wife on Mount Lushan. When they leave Shanghai at midnight, Wu paces the deck of the ship, reviewing his life and fate.