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The Missing Gun -- 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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31 October 2002 (Australia) See more »
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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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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4 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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A low budget movie that looks like a million bucks. See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Wen Jiang ... Ma Shan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nina Huang Fan ... Ma Juan (as Huang Fan)

Shi Liang ... Zhou Xiao Gang
Xiaoning Liu
Jing Ning ... Li Xiao-meng
Yujuan Wu ... Han Xiaoyun
Wei Xiaoping
Pan Yong

Directed by
Chuan Lu 
 
Writing credits
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Chuan Lu 

Produced by
Biao Cao .... producer
Yang Du .... executive producer
Wen Jiang .... producer
Dong-ming Shi .... executive producer
Gang Tong .... executive producer
Zhongjun Wang .... producer
Zhonglei Wang .... executive producer
Buting Yang .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Zhengyu Xie 
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jianhua Liu .... costumer
 
Other crew
Peggy Lee .... production controller
 

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Also Known As:
"Xun qiang" - China (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some violence and brief strong language
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90 min
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China's first film to be digitally projected in a Chinese cinema.See more »
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Referenced in Pirated Copy (2004)See more »

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15 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
A low budget movie that looks like a million bucks., 25 February 2004
Author: munchiehk from Canada

It was hard to believe the budget on which this movie was shot, as it puts most of the big budget Hong Kong (not to mention Hollywood) movies to shame in the cinematography stakes. This is the story of the fabled honest cop, who loses his gun during a drunken night at his brother's wedding, and his subsequent efforts to recover it. It is at once surreal, hilarious, paranoiac, and exhilarating... a real rollercoaster of a movie. The acting is superb, the scenery gorgeous, and the direction as tight as a drum. If you have not yet seen this one, do yourself a favour, and seek it out at your nearest Chinatown DVD shop. You won't regret it.

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