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Let the Bullets Fly (2010)
"Rang zi dan fei" (original title)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Comedy, Western  |  16 December 2010 (China)
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In 1920s China, a bandit arrives in a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, where he faces off against a tyrannical local nobleman.

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Set in China during the warring 1920s, notorious bandit chief Zhang descends upon a remote provincial town posing as its new mayor, an identity that he had hijacked from Old Tang, himself a small-time imposter. Hell-bent on making a fast buck, Zhang soon meets his match in the tyrannical local gentry Huang as a deadly battle of wit and brutality ensues. Written by Anonymous

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Ase tis sfaires na horevoun  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,287 (USA) (2 March 2012)

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$60,040 (USA) (6 April 2012)
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You will either get it or you won't....
21 January 2011 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

There are so many funny metaphors but you do need to be somewhat acquainted with Chinese to understand them. I think this will be a difficult film for non-Chinese to grasp, especially with a lot of deadpan satire and dark humor. It is extremely funny in a way, especially the scene between Jiang Wen and Carina Lau where she displayed a series of objects to him in bed. You won't "get it" if you don't understand Chinese proverbs and surreptitious meaning. So I'm not surprised if this movie will be rated exceptionally intelligent to its Chinese audience but will appear to many as silly, improbable and illogical.


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