On a street set to vanish with redevelopment, a grandmother suffers a stroke and loses
what little freedom she had. Conflict between her Children deepens at her bedside,
prompting reflection on her past in a startling portrait of honesty in the face
The first of a four-part series documenting the â€œancient urban communityâ€ of
West Street, â€œThe Vanishing Spring Lightâ€ follows Grandma Jiang in her final days.
The matriarch of an ordinary Chinese family, she has suffered a stroke after an
accidental fall. As her health deteriorates, conflicts within the family begin to
emerge. While Grandma Jiang is consumed by her illness, the family struggles to
â€œThe Vanishing Spring Lightâ€ is a film about a familyâ€™s love and loss, obligation
and attachment, guilt, transformation and destiny.