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The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)
"Yi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo" (original title)

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Mrs. Shui
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Qingzhuo Fang ...
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Qi Chen ...
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Zhou Lei ...
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Zhi-Hua Zhang ...
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Yiheng Chen ...
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Yajing Huang ...
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A swindler falls in love with a potential target.

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Ye Rutang: Where is her father?
Jin Yonghua: He works on a building site in Pudong. He has to earn money.
Ye Rutang: What's wrong with her?
Jin Yonghua: She can't breathe properly. Auntie, I'd rather she died. Look, she suffers so much. And will all suffer with her. If she died, I could have another child.
Ye Rutang: How can I help you? I don't have much income either. How about this. Come and work for me. I'll give you bed and board. And 200 yuan a month. Actually there is nothing much to do at my place. But at least you'd have enough to live on. I ...
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A good cast doesn't make a good movie
7 March 2007 | by (Switzerland) – See all my reviews

The A-List Chinese-cast could not save this movie to get bored after one hour. Since the stories around the aunt are not connected with each other it's like watching 5 movies in a row. The story is just not good enough to keep the audience interested what's happen next. The music is to heavy to a "supposed to be funny movie" and does not support the story at all. It seem's the writer who wrote the award winning movie Peacock as well is better in writing sad stories. Yun Fat Chow & Siqin Gaowa play nice but there is no magic you can feel between them. A astonishing performance (unfortunatelly to short) gave Shi Ke as a poor mother with a sick kid in a hospital. Unfortunately for Chao Wei; her performance came last when you already lost interest. If you really want to see a funny Chinese movie with a great story watch "Crazy stone".


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