This is a seven-part anthology drama film, consisting of seven segments directed by seven directors released in China on September 30, 2019, to commemorate the establishment of 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China.
1. The Eve
The opening segment is about an engineer, Lin Zhiyuan, racing against time to perfect an automatic flag-raising mechanism before the founding ceremony of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949.
2. Passing by
The second story sees a scientist, Gao Yuan, played by Zhang Yi, work on China's first atom bomb who had to bid farewell forever to his lover in the 1960s.
3. The Champion
The third story is about how a little Shanghai lad named Dong Dong helped his neighbors watch TV for the China women's national volleyball team's Olympic gold medal win in 1984.
4. Going Home
The fourth story is about a Chinese executive delegation and local policemen preparing for the return of Hong Kong from British rule to China in 1997. The 12-second silence between the British and Chinese anthems during the Hong Kong handover ceremony is also reflected in this part.
5. Hello Beijing
The fifth story is about a taxi driver who gives a ticket to the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics to a boy from the Sichuan earthquake zone though it was intended to be a birthday gift to his aloof son.
6. The Guiding Star
The sixth story is about a pair of homeless brothers who witness the landing of the capsule of the Shenzhou 11 manned spacecraft on November 18, 2016, a moment of national pride that touched them.
7. One for All
It follows the story of a top female fighter jet pilot Lü Xiaoran who helps her fellow pilots accomplish a smooth aerial performance at the Military Parade of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Second Sino-Japanese War in 2015.