Hua-Hua is happiest when she is with her grandmother. She’s the only person who understands her creative nature, encouraging her love for singing and teaching her how to make handkerchief dolls.
Everyone else wants her to focus on her studies instead. Her teacher enforces discipline with each slap of the cane. “Singing is useless! Do your homework,” yells her grandfather.
Yet her grandmother holds her hand and tells her to persevere, especially with her new role in the school choir.
She draws strength from her grandmother. Even more so after tragedy strikes. On the biggest day of her life, she stands on stage, handkerchief doll in hand with her grandma’s love in her heart…