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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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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
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Directed by
Chuan Lu 
 
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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
 
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Peggy Lee .... production controller
 

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Also Known As:
"Xun qiang" - China (original title)
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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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Simply Amazing, 19 March 2008
Author: finalcoverage from United States

The Missing Gun is the first of Lu Chuan's amazing films...Mountain Patrol is the second... There is almost no way to describe this film except to say it is amazing... Lu Chuan has a way of befriending the viewing with his characters...making them into actual friends in your life much in the way Dickens did so in another place and time... Only there is nothing out of time or old-fashioned about these films...any more than there is anything particularly Chinese...these are transparent jaunts through real life with the exception that they vault over principals of honesty, honor, and loyalty... As I have told my own friends, these may be some of the best Westerns ever made, but they are, of course, not Westerns! See this film. It will become one of your regular faves as it has become mine.

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