Olga’s life is shattered when her husband casually announces his intention to leave her, prompting her to descend into a period of depression, self-degradation and self-destructive behavior. Based on the novel by Elena Ferrante.
In late 19th century Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May becomes the third wife to a wealthy landowner. She quickly learns that she can gain status and security if she gives birth to a male child, but her burgeoning attraction to Xuan, the second wife, puts her fragile standing in jeopardy.
When mob leader Zhou Zenong (Hu Ge) kills a cop, a bounty is placed on his head, forcing him on the lam from the police and gangsters out for the reward. Hiding out at the Wild Goose Lake, Zhou becomes entangled with an enigmatic woman with mysterious intentions of her own.