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Tai yang zhao chang sheng qi (2007)

Jiang Wen stars in his third directorial work that boasts a stellar cast including Joan Chen, Anthony Wong and Jaycee Chan. A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, ... See full summary »

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Teacher Tang
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Dr. Lin (as Chong Chen)
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Teacher Liang (as Qiusheng Huang)
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Wei Kong ...
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Tang's friend in Beijing
Guiping Li ...
Black Beauty Hei-mei
Xinqing Li ...
Tang Mei
Lei Pan ...
A Lei
Lika Su ...
White Beauty Bai-mei
Xiguo Wu ...
Old Wu
Zi Xi ...
Old Li
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Jiang Wen stars in his third directorial work that boasts a stellar cast including Joan Chen, Anthony Wong and Jaycee Chan. A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, shifting between a Yunnan village, a campus, and the Gobi Desert. Written by Anonymous

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21 September 2007 (China)  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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The original cast included Tony Leung Chiu Wai, but finally Wen Jiang decided to replace Tony Leung with himself. See more »

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Jiang Wen is disappointing......
3 October 2007 | by (Beijing, China) – See all my reviews

Jiang Wen's "In the heat of the sun" is a master piece and arguably the best Chinese film ever made. His second work "Gui Zi Lai Le" is controversial in its achievement but certainly fun to watch. The Chinese film industry has so much to expect from him after those crappy 'big productions' such as "Huang jin jia", "Banquet" and alike in recent years. But Jian Wen has failed people's expectation with this one. I don't care how high the technical achievement performed in this film. If a story told can not be comprehended by its dedicated viewers, it's not worthwhile watching. I always have an interest in decoding but do not feel like listening to other people's murmur - Jiang Wen's or anyone else'. Unfortunately, it has thus become a two-hour waste of my life. On the acting part, the talented Anthony Wong wasted his talent entirely in the film. Joan Chen's good performance was ruined by the ridiculous plot. As for the competition with "Lust; Caution" in Venice........ oh, come on!


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