When Wuhan experienced its first lockdown, everything was set on pause. Embrace Again focuses on the stories of common people, and how they stood up for themselves and each other during this dreadful moment.
On January 23, 2020, the twenty-ninth day of the lunar month, Wuhan was declared closed to the public. At a difficult moment in time, a group of ordinary citizens looking out for each other show immense courage and togetherness. They include courier Yong (Huang Bo), rider Wu (Jia Ling), piano teacher Ye Ziyang (Zhu Yilong), middle-aged couple Liu Yalan (Xu Fan) and Li Hongyu (Gao Yalin), retired doctor Xie Yongqin (Wu Yanshu), restaurant owner Master Pei (Hui Siu-Hung), trainee nurse Xia Xiao (Zhou Dongyu), and stranded travelers Zhang Zhe (Liu Haoran) and Jun Jun (Qiao Xin).