A family on a rare visit to their grandfather. They cook lunch, set the table and sit down to eat together. “Come and show me your film,” he asks his grandson who will soon be going to study in faraway Russia. “And pour me some more of that liquor.” While one of them dozes off and the other leafs through an old photo album, the day goes by. The sadness of parting is in the air. Then it’s time for them to leave again. In Day Is Done, Zhang Dalei picks up where his autobiographically inspired feature-length debut Summer Is Gone left off. Set once again in the director’s home town, the film also features the same cast – now six years older – portraying the same roles and characters.