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The Dream Factory (1997)

Jiafang yifang (original title)
Four friends come up with an unusual idea to make some money and have fun doing it. For a small fee, they will impersonate and act out any character role for their customers. In the course ... See full summary »

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Yao Yuan
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Qian Kang
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Wei Chen ...
Bodyguard A
Biao Fu ...
Zhang Fugui
Bing He ...
Liang Ze
Bin Li ...
Qi Dama
Qi Li ...
Fat Cook
Pei Liu ...
Zhou Beiyan
Guitian Sun ...
Er Jiu Ma
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Tang Lijun
Da Ying ...
Badun
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Four friends come up with an unusual idea to make some money and have fun doing it. For a small fee, they will impersonate and act out any character role for their customers. In the course of executing this novel service, they encounter a whole spectrum of people in society, finding ways to genuinely help them boost their morale and overcome their fears, while gaining unusual and new insights into the human condition. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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1 February 1997 (China)  »

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pretty good
15 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

Too bad the critics who seem to act as gatekeepers for Chinese movies haven't approved this. Maybe because it's a comedy. The story is somewhat similar to Mi Jiashan's Wan zhu (1988), and even shares a star (Ge You) with that movie, but it's also much better done.


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