In 1942, the Anti-Japanese War and the Second World War are in a phase of intense heating up. Start a prairie fire, creatures charcoal, natural disasters, devastated. As the military strategists and politicians focused their attention on the devastation and plunder of one city and one country, few people noticed that a tragic drought was erupting in the ancient Central Plains region of Henan. GuiZhang, the hero of the film, cunning, the city, the typical feudal landowner, could not resist this unprecedented catastrophe. He was forced to run away from famine and witness the death of his son, daughter-in-law and wife and relatives . His encounter was a microcosm of the three million victims. In the face of this group of people, both the Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek (Daoming Chen) and the U.S. reporter Bai XiuDe (Adrien Brody Adrien Brody) , As well as everyone from home and abroad, how can we from this moment the scene of purgatory. Endless hopeless escape Kandu, the suffering of the Chinese nation more than fate ... ... The film is based on Liu Zhenyun's novel "The accidental 1942" adaptation.