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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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Wenshuo Guan ...
Kuan-kuan
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Pan Zhichang
Gaowa Siqin ...
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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 ...
Young Maid
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A swindler falls in love with a potential target.

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Mrs. Shui: Mrs. Ye,Mrs. Ye... You're out here. Your cousin isn't in?
Ye Rutang: You have too much on your mind.
Mrs. Shui: That 'cousin' of yours isn't really a cousin,is he? See, you're blushing. You can't fool me.
Ye Rutang: Of course he's my cousin.
Mrs. Shui: All this prestence, I know what's really going on. Even Feifei sees through you.
Ye Rutang: Don't insult me!
Mrs. Shui: Mrs. Ye, you're a deep one. You present such a virturous and upright face. But behind it... haha.
Ye Rutang: Crazy.
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What a wonderful movie!
9 March 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

When you see the beginning of the movie, you cannot think of the ending. The first half of the movie was very funny. The latter half of the movie was more into the realization and went sadder after. "The Post-Modern Life of My Aunt" is directed by Ann Hui. She is a wonderful director I would say. The story plot was a little bit ordinary, yet she did it so well to let audience or me to see something else more than just a plot. The script and story was very well written interweaving drama. the film's warm humanism transcends cultural borders. Siqin Gaowa, Chow Yun-fat played very well and so did Vicki Zhao Wei as the bitter, gutter-mouth, ghetto talking daughter of said aunt, who surprised me most.


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