The story is adapted from Lu Yao’s novel. In the 1970s, the repercussions of Cultural Revolution were still felt throughout each aspect of society. Underprivileged Sun Shaoping is the son of a peasant. Although he and the landlord’s daughter Hao Hongmei come from totally different family background, similar views about life make them know each other well. Being the backbone of the family, Sun Shaoping’s elder brother Sun Shaoan has no choice but to be stronger after his father’s sudden death. Shaoan and Runsheng’s elder sister grow up together and have feelings for each other. Unfortunately love at that time cannot be chosen by oneself and lovers usually cannot end up together. Two brothers have experienced life, love, and changes in their own ways.