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Yi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo (2006)

A swindler falls in love with a potential target.

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Wenshuo Guan ...
Kuan-kuan
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Pan Zhichang
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Mrs. Shui
Ziwen Wang ...
Fei-fei
Ke Shi ...
Gang Jiao ...
Guo Feng
Qingzhuo Fang ...
Owner of Metal Shop
Qi Chen ...
Fei-Fei's Granny
Zhou Lei ...
Woman with Purple Hair
Zhi-Hua Zhang ...
Nurse A
Yiheng Chen ...
Auntie's Ex-husband
Yajing Huang ...
Elevator Operator
Yanhua Wang ...
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A swindler falls in love with a potential target.

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The Postmodern Life of My Aunt  »

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Guo Feng: I always said I'd do great things or I'd do nothing.
Liu Dafan: Great things get lost! Get out!
Guo Feng: I will take you abroad one day!
Liu Dafan: Why am I still here? I was an idiot to choose you! All you do is brag!
Guo Feng: Brag? Didn't I get you that job? As a cook at Yuekai Hotel.
Liu Dafan: Give me a break! How many years have I been cooking? Am I supposed to cook my whole life away?
Guo Feng: What's wrong with that? Don't get fancy ideas.
Liu Dafan: Get lost, I'm through with you! Get lost! And don't come back!
Guo Feng: Who the hell are you!... Liu Dafan, give me ...
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An exceptionally engaging film
15 February 2010 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about the unfortunate life of a woman from Manchuria in Shanghai.

From the title, I thought it would be a comedy. In fact it is about a very kind woman who tries to do as many good deeds as possible, but unfortunately her good deeds are not rewarded. The protagonist is an unattractive middle aged lady. Her college education and fluent British English does not save her from making mistakes after mistakes. Each time she does so, I really feel for her. I get so disappointed and saddened. I just don't understand why she still hasn't learn from the past when she has already learned the hard way. It's amazing that the film draws me so close to her, as if she was a part of my family. "The Postmodern Life of My Aunt" is surprisingly engaging and enjoyable. It is probably not a film for everyone, but I would still recommend it to others.


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