- IMDB Rating： 4.9
- Year： 2000
- Genre： 剧情
In the countryside of the United States of America, Irma Applewood and her husband Roy Applewood have been happily married for twenty-five years and they are model citizens in their community. Roy brings Irma to meet Reverend Dale Muncie, who is their pastor and friend, to tell that he is a woman trapped in a man's body and he will have a sex-change operation. Now Roy has to face the deception of his wife and the intolerance of his colleagues, members of his church and his son Wayne. But Irma loves him and after the impact of the news, she understands and supports him with their teenage daughter Patty Ann (Hayden Panettiere) and Roy's boss Frank ('Clancy Brown') that is their friend.
Li Gaocheng is the mayor of the city of Haizhou. One day, workers at the textile factory of which he used to be chief are in uproar. Indeed, the workers accuse the new managers of the factory are stealing money allocated to the plant. Initially, Li can't believe the men he selected are corrupt, but later he finds out more and more evidence are against them. Soon after, Li discovers the most senior backer of this scheme is the person who selected him as the mayor as well as his wife is involved in this conspiracy...
Set against the social turmoil of China's Cultural Revolution, 12 years old Yue Haiyang is forced to leave the swimming team despite his dreams to become the greatest swimmer of his generation. In a quest to fulfill his dream, friendship and loyalty are tested as three friends wade through the waters of personal struggle and social unrest.