Movie quote from: The Good Earth (1937) - Uncle (Walter Connolly)
In The Good Earth, an excellent film from 70+ years ago, the lead characters Wang and O-Lan experience the ups and downs of a life tied to the land. Although they share common values when they are poor, Wang changes when wealth gives him choice. Whereas O-Lan draws her values from within, committed to hard work, family, and her husband, Wang looks to society to shape his decisions. The film raises an important modern-day question, "What does a person consider when making vital life decisions - identity or image?