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I Love Beijing (2001)

Xiari nuanyangyang (original title)
A voyage through modern day Beijing in the taxi of the womanising Dezi. His aimless drifting between destinations and women is much like Beijing's own search for identity between perishing ancient values and an uncertain future.

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A voyage through modern day Beijing in the taxi of the womanising Dezi. His aimless drifting between destinations and women is much like Beijing's own search for identity between perishing ancient values and an uncertain future.

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Surprising action on the streets of modern Beijing
9 May 2002 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

I LOVE BEIJING is truly a mosaic of Beijing today, as seen, mostly, through the eyes of a womanizing taxi driver.

The driver has quite an array of female passengers in his cab and life. The film takes us through "a year in the life." His taxi takes us through his life and this city in total transformation.

The result is an realistic portrait of the multiplicity of contemporary Beijing. I can't think of a better medium or vehicle than a taxi to highlight the tremendous changes in China today, as experienced by the common man, and as seen through the windows of his cab.


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