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The Personals (1998)

Zheng hun qi shi (original title)
An attractive and successful doctor places a personal ad in a newspaper to try to meet (and eventually marry) Mr. Right. A succession of blind dates ensues, featuring men who are lonely, desperate, dangerous and perverted.

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Credited cast:
Rene Liu ...
Dr. Du Jia-zhen
Wu Bai
Chao-jung Chen
Pao-Ming Ku
Shih-Chieh Chin ...
(as Shi-Jye Jin)
Eli Shih ...
(as Yi-nan Shih)
Chao-ming Wang
Wen-hsi Chen
...
(as Niu Cheng-tse)
Hsueh-Liang Pu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ming-jie Cai
Ko-cheng Chang
Chen-ta Chou
Chia-lin Chu
Wen-cheng Hsu
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An attractive and successful doctor places a personal ad in a newspaper to try to meet (and eventually marry) Mr. Right. A succession of blind dates ensues, featuring men who are lonely, desperate, dangerous and perverted.

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Comic and sad at the same time, a gem of a film
28 April 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I find it hard to describe why I liked this film so much. Suffice to say, it takes you to a unique and very real territory about the difficulty in being truthful. I did not realize the journey it had taken me on until its perfect ending, but my sister and I left the cinema in the firm glow of mutual joyous insight. See it, and throw all expectations where they belong: on the rubbish pile.


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