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The Gods Must Be Funny in China (1994)

Fei zhou chao ren (original title)
Hijinx ensue when N!xau the Bushman travels to Beijing where he's recruited to accompany a track team on a week long survival race through the Chinese wilderness.

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(as Dickson K.N. Tso)

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(screenplay) (as Kei To Lam)
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Nixau - Bushman (as Nixau)
Kent Cheng ...
(as Ken Cheng)
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(as Regina Yuan)
Gloria Yip
Cynthia Khan ...
(as Cynthia Yang)
King-Kei Cheng ...
(as Joseph Tay)
Simon Lui ...
(as Simon Loui)
Cheung-Ching Mak ...
(as Mak Cheung Ching)
Lung Chan ...
(as Peter Chan)
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Billy Sau Yat Ching ...
(as Billy Ching)
Billy Lau
Po Tai ...
(as Tai Bo)
Ying Ying ...
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Hijinx ensue when N!xau the Bushman travels to Beijing where he's recruited to accompany a track team on a week long survival race through the Chinese wilderness. N!xau's special skills allow him rescue a rare panda bear from a greedy eccentric collector. Written by Dollanganger

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The Gods Must Be Crazy V  »

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It's Not That Bad!
5 September 2004 | by (Winnemucca, NV) – See all my reviews

I'm not saying that it's that good either.

It's certainly the weekest of the Gods Must Be Crazy series. And a martini or two taken internally beforehand will help.

N!xau, you see, is stranded in China after somehow getting there while attending the All-China conference in Swaziland (maybe he discovered the martini). He needs money to get back to the Kalahari and is working in advertising by running around the city carrying this giant Coke bottle.

Amy Fong, the trainer of a team in the upcoming foot race sees how fast he is and eventually gets him on her team. The race eventually gets started. It's along the Great Wall of China and eventually winds up in Panda country.

The bad guy is trying to capture a panda. N!xau, the race team and the pretty young Chinese girl have to fight off the bad guys, rescue the panda and of course win the race.


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