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Comedy Makes You Cry (2010)
"Pai mai chun tian" (original title)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  28 May 2010 (Taiwan)
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This story is a description of how modern people search for their happiness and self-worth in Taipei City. In order to make a living, a man and a woman applied for a job as Call Man and ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Chao-jung Chen ...
Wang Ren-jie
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Zhang Qian
Lene Lai ...
Wang Ai-jia (as Lai Lin-En)
Cherry Hsia ...
He Niu-niu
Willy Lin ...
He Xiao-kang
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Qiang Kong ...
Yao Dafu
Mei-Hsiu Lin ...
Lulu
Bing-Bing Pai ...
Actress (as Bai Ping-Ping)
An-bang Pan ...
Zhao Gang
Joy Yi-Chun Pan ...
Undercover WPC (as Yi-jun Pan)
Janel Tsai ...
Lesbian
Sam Kuo-Cheng Tseng ...
Diamond
Qian-hui Xie ...
Affair housewife
Chuan-Chen Yeh ...
Gangster Lady
Zheng-lan Zhang ...
Wang's wife
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This story is a description of how modern people search for their happiness and self-worth in Taipei City. In order to make a living, a man and a woman applied for a job as Call Man and Call Girl in the same day coincidentally, and they also sat out with the same taxi in that day. More spontaneously, due to various factors, both of them always fail to get clients which produced a lot of funny accidents. Finally, these pitiful and ridiculous "chicken and duck" have an opportunity to break the shackles on their body toward the well-being reality. The film's unique humor in trying to approach the interpretation of the most true humanity. Written by hooraychining

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Light, but entertaining!
26 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

Two people are forced by circumstance, into prostitution. A sad, broke middle-aged man whose wife is dying, and a lovely, youthful divorcée whose child was taken from her. The man is quite a shy bumbler as he pursues his new trade, but is quite a likable sort. The pretty young woman, played with great sympathy by Bai Ling, is more pragmatic in her approach. However, she gets some really unexpected clients. Chao-Jung Chen, as the middle-aged man also gives a strong performance. Most of the others tend to play for comedy. The two pimps - apparently man and wife - are quite silly, especially the funny wife. This was a very entertaining film, silly at times and heartrending at other times, but most certainly unpredictable.


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