5.1/10
358
2 user 11 critic

Fei chang xing yun (2013)

Trailer
1:08 | Trailer

Watch Now

With Prime Video

WATCH NOW
A woman gets caught up in an international diamond heist which pushes her close to a spy who is trying to save the world.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 6 more credits »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Oh My God I (2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The movie tells the story of a couple who fervently prayed for a blessing. In answer to their earnest request, the heavens gifted them with a child. From then on, the new family traverses the happy and sad paths of life.

Stars: Cheney Chen, Xiaolu Li, Jiang Wen
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Set in a small Chinese village, where an illegal trade in human blood has caused the spread of HIV; two AIDS sufferers surprisingly fall in love with each other and decide to risk everything to pursue their last chance at happiness.

Director: Changwei Gu
Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Aaron Kwok, Wenli Jiang
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

As Spring Festival draws near, a group of villagers come back to their hometown from different big cities, trying to put together their own festival show.

Director: Yibai Zhang
Stars: Christy Chung, Jue Huang, Tian Jing
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

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

Director: Eva Jin
Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Bingbing Fan, Peter Ho
Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A romantic anthology with five episodes featuring five love stories in Japan, United States, Norway, the Island of Saipan, and the one in Rjukan Norway, where the sun is brought down where the can't shine by large mirrors.

Directors: Qunshu Gao, Hu Guan, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Eddie Peng, Yi Zhang
Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A young girl finds a mysterious scale belonging to the missing Zodiac Dragon. With the help of the remaining zodiac animals, she sets off on a quest to find the missing dragon, return the scale and restore peace to the Earth.

Directors: Sing-Choong Foo, Betty Tang
Stars: Maggie Chiang, Leon Dai, Justin Garton
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In Shanghai, an aging socialite's infatuation with her ex-boyfriend manifests itself as a risky game, where her former lover agrees to seduce, then abandon a naive young woman.

Director: Jin-ho Hur
Stars: Cecilia Cheung, Dong-gun Jang, Ziyi Zhang
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Over the course of several decades, a deal between the Japanese army and criminals in Shanghai plays out with violence and betrayal.

Director: Er Cheng
Stars: You Ge, Ziyi Zhang, Tadanobu Asano
Mei Lanfang (2008)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A biographical account of Mei Lanfang, China's greatest opera star.

Director: Kaige Chen
Stars: Leon Lai, Ziyi Zhang, Honglei Sun
Coldplay: Magic (Video 2014)
Short | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Music video for the song, "Magic," by Coldplay, an award winning British band.

Director: Jonas Åkerlund
Stars: Peter Fonda, Chris Martin, Ziyi Zhang
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A story of three couples and their intertwining love stories set in 1940s Taiwan and Shanghai, centered around the 1949 sinking of Taiping.

Director: John Woo
Stars: Frank M. Ahearn, Shan Cong, Denny Huang
Drama

From World War, to revolution and ultimately rebirth, Forever Young is the story of four generations spanning a hundred years of modern Chinese history. Each generation faces its own unique... See full summary »

Director: Fangfang Li
Stars: Ziyi Zhang, Xiaoming Huang, Leehom Wang
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
David
...
Black Widow
...
Bo
...
Mr. Gao
...
Lily
...
Lucy
Hua Liu ...
Boss
...
CiCi
...
Thomas
...
Li Wan
Ji Wang ...
Sophie's Mom
...
David's Boss Shaw
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Singh Hartihan Bitto ...
Arm dealer
Xingwen Jing ...
Mai
Edit

Storyline

A woman gets caught up in an international diamond heist which pushes her close to a spy who is trying to save the world.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

f rated | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Luck is a star that could fall on anyone!


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 September 2013 (China)  »

Also Known As:

My Lucky Star  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$50,000 (USA) (20 September 2013)

Gross:

$50,000 (USA) (20 September 2013)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Fei chang wan mei (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Ai Yidian (Love A Little)
Performed by Leehom Wang and Ziyi Zhang
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
There's no twinkle in this unlucky star – sorry, Ziyi.
5 February 2014 | by (http://shawneofthedead.wordpress.com/) – See all my reviews

It's tough to get a romantic comedy just right. There are so many elements that go into striking that perfect balance. An engaging, sweet story. Chemistry between the leads. Genuine romantic tension. Timing, comic and otherwise. Sometimes, too, it boils down to pure luck: the pieces have been dutifully assembled, but do they fit into the larger jigsaw puzzle? Sadly for My Lucky Star, an unexpected passion project for acclaimed dramatic actress Zhang Ziyi, the stars never quite align in the way they should.

Aspiring comic book artist Sophie (Zhang), who first appeared in 2009′s Sophie's Revenge, dreams her ideal man into her art as she plods along in her dreary job as a travel agent. Her super-ordinary life changes when she wins an all-expenses paid trip to Singapore, where she promptly bumbles her way into a diamond heist. Cluelessly, Sophie also crosses paths with secret agent David (Wang Lee-Hom), who soon discovers that he has no choice but to keep her close when she holds the key to recovering a gemstone that – in the wrong hands – could easily destroy the world.

There's a way to make even the most predictable and trite of story lines palatable and refreshing. Many a passable Hollywood rom-com has recycled the same-ish plot of girl meets boy, boy is annoyed but ultimately enamoured of girl, so on and so forth. My Lucky Star quite catastrophically fails at resuscitating its weak script. The film limps from scene to scene in search of elusive jokes and hints of romance, most of which don't quite land even when they've been found.

In fact, it's boring and laugh-free enough that audiences will be free to notice the nonsensical plot twists (just exactly who pilots the houseboat when Sophie takes off after David?) and almost pretentious product placement scattered throughout the film (yes, Lenovo, we understand that you have a computer that can be flipped inside-out – well done!). Perhaps American director Dennie Gordon didn't understand enough of the language to get the pace or timing of the film quite right – though that's no excuse for Sophie's shenanigans to stretch over 113 increasingly tedious minutes.

To be fair, Zhang tries her mighty best to charm as Sophie. Better known for her heartrending turns in weepy dramas, Zhang turns her considerable skills to giggling and swooning on demand, and almost succeeds in a role that's practically written to be annoying. Wang fares less well: a fairly wooden actor when not provided with the right material, he strides manfully through the film as little more than a (very) pretty face.

Zhang reportedly signed on as a producer because she firmly believed in sharing the sweet, silly heart of Sophie and her adventure. It's almost a shame how rarely My Lucky Star actually manages to convey that zany lightness of touch. It was never going to be great art – and wasn't intended to be such – but it's sad when a purported romantic comedy with lashings of adventure isn't particularly romantic, funny or, well, adventurous.


2 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?