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Sophie's Revenge (2009)
"Fei chang wan mei" (original title)

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Two ex-lovers work together to win back their lost loves, but not everything goes according to plan.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Sophie (as Zhang Ziyi)
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Wang 'Joanna' Jingjing (as Fan Bingbing)
Ji-seob So ...
Jeff (as So Ji-Sub)
Peter Ho ...
Gordon
Chen Yao ...
Lily (as Yao Chen)
Ruby Lin ...
Lucy
Qian Cheng ...
TV Host (as Cheng Qian)
Ji Wang ...
Sophie's Mother (as Wang Ji)
Zhuoyuan Song ...
6-year-old Sophie (as Song Zhuoyuan)
Yi Cheng ...
Nurse (as Cheng Yi)
Boyue Zhang ...
Little Girl in Elevator (as Zhang Boyue)
Xu Yin ...
Little Girl's Mother (as Yin Xu)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Mercedes Benz Salesman
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Storyline

Dumped by her fiancé just two months before their wedding, comic strip writer Sophie hatches an elaborate plan to get her Jeff back and punish the movie star, Joanna, who seduced him away. She finds herself a partner, Gordon, an ex-lover of Joanna's, and the two start on a comic adventure full of laughs and tears, aided by Sophie's two best friends, Lucy and Lily. At the eve of her success, Sophie suddenly realizes that she has been so focused on revenge that she has not heard her own change of heart. Written by Sara Huang & Jonah Greenberg

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Originally 120 minutes long, but around 10 minutes were deleted in the Chinese version. See more »

Quotes

Gorden: [translated lines] Let's say I help you win Jeff back. What's the point?
Sophie: The wedding is in less than a month. How could I let it go just like that? I want him to regret what he's done. I want him to know what it's like to be dumped. I want him to come apologize a million times, and then, in front of everyone - with a little smile on my face - I'll say "Jeff, you're not good enough for me."
Gorden: This is the real reason you want Jeff back?
Sophie: Yup.
Gorden: You don't need me then. You need a psychiatrist.
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Fei chang wan mei
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Good cute fun!
19 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie, not because it was the epitome of originality, but it was fun. I can't recall if I've seen or read something with a similar storyline, but given the amount of creative people in the world...I suspect so. At first I didn't understand the computer effects and off the wall "delusions" as some called them, but as an artist I immediately begin to recognize this as the character's imaginative interpretation of events.

The story stays on track, it's not all over the place. Some revelations are predictable...about 3 minutes before they happen....if you want to call that predictable. Others are...well obvious. It's a romance comedy, c'mon..what do you expect? You go into it knowing someone's going to get together, you shouldn't be surprised when it happens. What should matter is the events in between and whether they make you laugh or care about the characters. This story did it for me. I think Zhang Ziyi (Sophie), Peter Ho (Gordon), Fan Bingbing (Joanna) and So Ji-sub (Jeff) did a great job with their roles and carrying the story.


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