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Pick Pocket (1997)
"Xiao Wu" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  1997 (China)
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Little pocket thief Wu never got away from the streets like his friends did. He realises that he is alone, as his old buddy doesn't invite him for his wedding. When he falls in love with a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hongwei Wang ...
Xiao Wu
Hao Hongjian ...
Mei Mei
Zuo Baitao
Ma Jinrei
Liu Junying
Yonghao Liang
An Qunyan
Jiang Dongdong
Zhao Long
Wang Reiren
Jinfeng Gao
Li Renzhu
Wu Juan
Ji Jinshu
Ren Zhaorui
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Little pocket thief Wu never got away from the streets like his friends did. He realises that he is alone, as his old buddy doesn't invite him for his wedding. When he falls in love with a hooker he is forced to think about his future. Can he break with his criminal past? Written by ZOO-9 <b.vanrijnsoever@student.kun.nl>

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Zhangke Jia:  the man sent by Xiao Yang to return Xiao Wu's wedding present. See more »

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Need no budget
24 May 1999 | by (Nijmegen, Holland) – See all my reviews

This no budget film is shot with a hand held camera. It shows, but this does not affect the quality of the film. The director has made an intense movie about, Chinese street life. However the culture in China is very different from the west, we can see that the problems of little Wu are universal.


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