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A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009)

San qiang pai an jing qi (original title)
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The owner of a Chinese noodle shop's scheme to murder his adulterous wife and her lover goes awry.

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Wang's Wife
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Ye Cheng ...
Zhao
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Male Prisoner
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Persian trader
Shuo Huang ...
Male Prisoner
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Female Prisoner
Sisi Wang ...
Female Prisoner
Xiaojuan Wang
Na Wei ...
Persian Woman
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The owner of a Chinese noodle shop's scheme to murder his adulterous wife and her lover goes awry.

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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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11 December 2009 (China)  »

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A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop  »

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$35,033 (USA) (3 September 2010)

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$190,666 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Is a remake of The Coen Brothers 1984 film Blood Simple. See more »

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not easy define it
4 August 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

more than a movie, it is a puzzle. more than a puzzle, it is a gorgeous mixture of image, set up and profound message. an old man, a young wife, the law, a shop. each in shields of a strange humor and as step to a precise science of detail. because it is a film of details and this fact could defines it as special, stupid or silly, a not complicated comedy or, maybe, a masterpiece. a film about sins in a wise manner. that fact is key of adventures, decisions and the seductive flavor of it. nothing new or complicated at first sigh. but useful. maybe only its spectacular beauty. a beauty who, in many moments, seems be magic.in its case, not the story is essential - it represents only the frame. but a kind of delicacy , from old times, to present it.


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