Zhang makes a comeback with ‘Coming Home’ (Our grade: A-)

Gong Li as Feng Wanyu in "Coming Home."

Gong Li as Feng Wanyu in “Coming Home.”

G. Allen Johnson – San Francisco Chronicle

Zhang and Gong broke up, Gong tried Hollywood (“Chinese Box,” “Miami Vice”) and worked with Wong Kar-wai. Zhang turned to Zhang Ziyi for his films, and the Chinese film market has undergone a sea change. They did work together once again in 2006’s “Curse of the Golden Flower,” a costume thriller made in that wave of films inspired by the success of “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”

At last, 20 years later, we have another masterpiece (or a near one), “Coming Home.”

» Read full review at MyStatesman.com » Find showtimes for “Coming Home”

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