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David Verbeek (screenplay)
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2 October 2008 (Netherlands) See more »
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Cast

 
Xiao Han ... Jenny
Zhang Heng ... Zhang Yi
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Directed by
David Verbeek 
 
Writing credits
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David Verbeek  screenplay

Produced by
Jeroen Beker .... producer
Keung Chow .... executive producer: China
Natacha Devillers .... executive producer: China
Natacha Devillers .... producer
Wendy Kuan .... associate producer
Judy Maat .... executive producer: Europe
Frans van Gestel .... producer
Freeman Xiang .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Giong Lin 
 
Cinematography by
Luo Dong 
 
Film Editing by
Sander Vos 
 
Casting by
Liang Miao 
Marina Wijn 
 
Production Design by
Yao Jun 
 
Makeup Department
Ying Cheng .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Hughes .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Yang Zhang .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Guo Hua Diao .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jian Wang .... costumer
 

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Netherlands:100 min
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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Pointless with few redeeming qualities, 24 September 2008
Author: JantjeB from Netherlands

I was not impressed at all with this movie. The beginning, in which the characters are introduced, seems promising. But from there it goes nowhere, and to aggravate things it takes a very long time (over 2 hours) to get nowhere. There is plenty of dialogue, but most of it is clichéd and repetitive. The character of Jochem especially added absolutely nothing to the story. My guess is that the movie was supposed to give a 'slice of life' of people in modern urban China. Certainly there are some nice shots of the Shanghai skyline and a few funny moments highlighting how much China must have changed the last few decades. But the uninteresting characters and pointless drawn-out scenes mostly leave a feeling of immense boredom.

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