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Xiaolu Xue (screenplay)
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Release Date:
18 June 2010 (China) See more »
Explore true love and affections from the angle of ordinary people
Explores the subject of parental love and autism in kids. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Picture Quality Became Blurry See more (14 total) »


  (in credits order)

Jet Li ... Wang Xingchang

Zhang Wen ... Dafu

Lun Mei Gwei ... Ling Ling
Yuanyuan Zhu ... Chai

Yuanyuan Gao ... Dafu's Mother
Yong Dong ... Aquarium Director
Ran Chen ... Teacher
Mei Yong ... Principal Tan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chunhai Li ... Acrobatic Troupe Director
Bo Rong ... Cleaner
Chen Rui ... Xiao Ya
Zhan Shibao ... Mental Hospital Doctor
Zhao Xiuyun ... Head of Wellfare Instituation
Minqiu Yan ... Principal Liu
Xinhua Zhang ... Principal Feng
Bing Zhou ... Bedhouse Director

Directed by
Xiaolu Xue  (as Xiao Lu Xue)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Xiaolu Xue  screenplay (as Xiao Lu Xue)

Produced by
Thomas Chow .... producer
Ma Hefeng .... executive producer
William Kong .... producer
Hao Lee .... producer
Jason C. Lin .... co-producer
Mathew Tang .... co-producer
Alice Yeung .... co-producer
Shino Zou .... co-producer
Original Music by
Joe Hisaishi 
Cinematography by
Christopher Doyle 
Film Editing by
William Chang 
Hongyu Yang 
Production Design by
Chung Man Yee 
Art Direction by
Simon So 
Costume Design by
Stanley Cheung 
Makeup Department
Yim-Kwan Kwok .... makeup artit to Jet Li
Dennis Lui .... hair stylist to Jet Li
Liu Yexing .... assistant makeup artist
Fan Yonhzhong .... makeup artist
Production Management
Zhang Huina .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Crystal Gong Chun .... first assistant director
Wenbiao Han .... assistant director
Sasa Liu .... assistant director
Cao Yang .... assistant director
Jin Ye .... assistant director
Art Department
Cao Baozhi .... assistant property master
Wang Feng .... property master
Zhang Fengyi .... on-set art director
Hongliang Li .... assistant property master
Qingjiang Wang .... on-set property master
Sound Department
Wei He .... sound designer
Terry Tu .... sound re-recording mixer
Rocky Zhang .... sound designer
Camera and Electrical Department
Yantao Chen .... electrician
So Hang .... underwater camera assistant
Zhao Haochuan .... making-of
Huang Huahua .... loader
Cao Junwei .... electrician
Tony Lam .... underwater cameraman
Rain Li .... second unit cinematographer (as Kathy Li)
Xingyi Liao .... dolly grip
Chen Lu .... assistant camera
Gu Xiaodong .... assistant camera
Ju Xingmao .... making-of
Yuntao Xu .... electrician
Liu Yong .... still photographer
Xu Youxin .... assistant camera
Cunhua Zhang .... gaffer
Yinhao Zhao .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ma Guijuan .... costume assistant
Ke Zhang .... costumer
Editorial Department
Olivier Fontenay .... colorist
Other crew
Zhixin Pan .... script supervisor
Ryan Wong .... assistant: Jet Li
Yang Yi .... production coordinator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Hai yang tian tang" - China (original title)
"Ocean Paradise" - International (English title) (alternative title)
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96 min | 102 min (Shanghai International Film Festival)
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It was announced that it was to be released in spring 2010, but the release date was pushed back to 24 June 2010, which opened the 2010 Shanghai International Film Festival on 2 June.See more »


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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Picture Quality Became Blurry, 20 February 2012
Author: joey-flats from United States

My sister has a 7 year old son who suffers vaccine injury leaving him autistic. I bought the DVD already knowing of the burden for parents having one of their five kids who'll most likely never leave their nest. There were a lot of details that this film got right: the attention span, the distractions, the stimming, the frustration of sensory overload. It's very painful to see someone repeatedly smash their head into a wall because the impact is actually giving them relief from their thoughts and over stimulated brain.

As the film developed I found it emotionally crushing to see how the hearts of the characters themselves are all melted converts to a father's simple love in spite the inevitable conclusion of mortal separation. Everything of the film was superb except perhaps the blurry picture wait. I'm sorry, those were my tears that got in the way. The DVD played just fine.

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