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Inseparable (2011)

Xing ying bu li (original title)
PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery | 4 May 2012 (China)
A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really?

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Li
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Pang
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Ms. Yang
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Richard
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Mr. Wang
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Sun Biao
Tongsheng Han ...
Officer Lin
Yanhui Wang ...
Male Tofu Vendor
Xueyun Bai ...
Female Tofu Vendor
Xiaoxing Zhai ...
Crowbar Guy
Ningyu Zhao ...
Doctor
Dayyan Eng ...
Neighbor
Lisa S. ...
Neighbor's Girlfriend
Chao Wu ...
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A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really?

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Part time superhero, full time therapist.

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, some disturbing images, brief strong language, and smoking | See all certifications »
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One of Wall Street Journal's Top 10 Most Notable Asian Films of 2011 See more »

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Chuck: You try living with an expiration date of a couple of months.
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When endings are beginnings
20 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You can look at this as the ultimate redemption movie. Chuck saves Li while Li is literally at the end of his rope and hilarity ensues from there. The thing about this movie that some reviewers missed is that this movie isn't about comedy, that's a by product. Sure some of the plots have been reused, then again it's SOOO difficult to find a movie that isn't a rehash of other movies today that it's easy to forgive the light borrowing in this one. The movie is stitched together with a purpose, with meaning. THAT is the point of this movie.

On the downside the movie has lulls which are a distraction rather than help move the story or tell the story. Some of the gags do not come off quite like the writer probably envisioned. Overall though this is a good movie and carries a strong message.


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