The title heroine of the ninth feature of mainland Chinese director Zhou Xiaowen, a film described as a “serious comedy,” is a hardworking housewife married to an older man who makes and sells noodles. She begins feuding with the woman who lives next door (who owns a color TV, something Ermo dreams of having herself), then starts having an affair with the woman’s husband. With Alia, Ge Zhijun, Liu Peiqi, and Zhang Haiyan.