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Release Date:
7 September 2000 (Hong Kong) See more »
The river Suzhou that flows through Shanghai is a reservoir of filth, chaos and poverty, but also a meeting place for memories and secrets... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Xun Zhou ... Meimei / Moudan

Hongshen Jia ... Mardar
Zhongkai Hua ... Lao B.

Anlian Yao ... Boss
Nai An ... Xiao Hong

Directed by
Ye Lou 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ye Lou  screenplay

Produced by
Nai An .... producer
Takashi Asai .... associate producer
Philippe Bober .... producer
Jian Wei Han .... associate producer (as Wei Han Jian)
Susanne Martin .... associate producer
Brock Norman Brock .... associate producer
Original Music by
Jörg Lemberg 
Cinematography by
Yu Wang 
Film Editing by
Karl Riedl 
Art Direction by
Zhuoyi Li 
Makeup Department
Xuemin Wang .... makeup artist
Production Management
Richard Lehun .... post-production supervisor
Yongling Wu .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Xiaorui Mao .... assistant director
Sound Department
Kang Fu .... sound editor
Martin Steyer .... sound supervisor
Peijun Xu .... sound
Other crew
Franz Rodenkirchen .... dramatic advisor

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Also Known As:
"Suzhou he" - Germany (original title)
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83 min
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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
subtle poetry, 29 November 2001
Author: hbraun from Argentina

Although I enjoyed watching the movie, I thought sometimes if there's enough substance beneath the beautiful and sometimes poetic pictures. Thinking about this interesting movie and remembering scenes for one day - yes I think there is. The two melancholic love stories are indeed intelligently combined. Surely nothing for the typical popcorn-eaters, but highly recommended for people looking for 'real cinema'.

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