“People always compare a teacher to a candle. There is an old saying that the teacher burned himself or herself, to illuminate others. This is a bit pessimistic. A teacher lights others without burning himself or herself. He or she is shining as well as nurturing students and illuminating others. This is the Mr. Zhang 60 years of consistent teaching experience, perception, experience, is also “Western Red Candle” portrayal. With the three generations of old, middle and young as the main line, the director interprets the spirit of “Western Red Candle” from his own unique perspective, which is a spirit of selfless dedication, a serious and responsible attitude, a sense of responsibility, and an inheritance from generation to generation.