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The Missing Gun (2002)
"Xun qiang" (original title)

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Small-town policeman Ma Shan wakes up one morning to discover that his gun is missing. During his search, things take a sinister turn when his first love turns up dead and the bullet appears to be from his gun.

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Ma Shan
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Ma Juan (as Huang Fan)
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Zhou Xiao Gang
Xiaoning Liu
Jing Ning ...
Li Xiao-meng
Yujuan Wu ...
Han Xiaoyun
Wei Xiaoping
Pan Yong
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In a province in China, Detective Ma Shan wakes up on the day after the wedding party of his sister Ma Juan and finds that his gun with three bullets is missing. Ma Shan drank too much in the party and does not recall what might have happen with his weapon. He falls in disgrace with his superiors and investigates who might have stolen the gun. When his former sweetheart Li Xiaomeng is found dead with a shot of his weapon, he becomes the prime suspect. When the police force arrests his acquaintance Zhou Xiaogang, he discloses that Li Xiaomeng was accidentally killed since his friend was the real target of the murderer. Ma Shan uses Zhou Xiaogang as a bait to lure and arrest the criminal an retrieve his missing gun. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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China's first film to be digitally projected in a Chinese cinema. See more »

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Jacket Theme Masks Substance; Touchstone for Many Emotional Hotspots
1 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

From the title to the critique snippet, the jacket theme, probably intentionally, masks the film's content.

Surreal but with pauses allowed by today's technology, reflection and discussion can put the pieces together.

Weighty issue of firearms and violence handled most appropriately particularly from law enforcement point of view.

Despite my reality, it was difficult to identify with isolation of lead actor.

Excellent proof that Y2K did not thwart either artistic and worthwhile (fill in the blank.)

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