Award winning Chinese rural drama focusing on the choice a son has to make between family and academia. Raised by his widowed father,Shiwa is a top student. His father,without the funds to send both his son and daughter to school,opts to send Shiwa,leaving his daughter to work in the fields. When Shiwa later wins a prestigious chemistry competition,the future looks bright. But the news of a tradegy at home soon forces him to make a choice between family and the career that seems his destiny.