Ming survived the famine that killed his parents during China’s ‘Great Leap Forward’, and lives a hard but adequate life, working in fields. When group of city boys comes to village as part Communist Party re-education program, friends aren’t sure what make new arrivals. They’re not used labour life. But despite reservations, befriends charming boy called Li. The two couldn’t be more different, slowly they form bond over evening swims shared dreams. bitterness life under begins take its toll on both boys, begin imagine impossible: freedom.
When a young girl’s life is torn apart by the terror and fear of new communist government, she has to learn survive within its harsh confines. As grows, so does her understanding hatred political situation, becomes determined escape confines, but only method also risks many ways die. Can Suk Hing arduous journey that fraught with danger, or will be captured have suffer consequences being branded traitor? This novelization true story one women’s struggle, an epic made who should never forgotten. Freedom Swimmers.