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Lost in Thailand -- The story of two rival business managers who are fighting over a revolutionary new in-house technology for control of their company.


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31 January 2013 (Hong Kong) See more »
On a wild road trip, three men find inner peace in the city that never sleeps. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Zheng Xu ... Xu Lang

Baoqiang Wang ... Wang Bao

Bo Huang ... Gao Bo
Hong Tao ... Xu Lang's Wife

Bingbing Fan ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ron Smoorenburg ... The Russian

Directed by
Zheng Xu 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ding Ding  writer
Huan Shu  writer
Zheng Xu 

Produced by
Chi-leung Chan .... co-producer
Frankie Chi-Leung Chan .... co-producer (as Chi-leung Chan)
Abe Kwong .... producer
Xiaoping Li .... executive producer
Chang-tian Wang .... executive producer
Lin Xu .... executive producer
Zheng Xu .... producer
Yuang Yu .... executive producer
Jiakun Zhang .... line producer
Original Music by
Howie B. 
Ou Ge Deng 
Yingjun Zhao 
Cinematography by
Xiaofei Song 
Film Editing by
Yiran Tu 
Production Design by
Yi Hao 
Art Direction by
Lingtong Bai 
Yi Hao 
Costume Design by
Yi Hao 
Makeup Department
Suyuan Chen .... makeup department head
Art Department
Shuili Wang .... property master
Sound Department
Xu Dong .... sound designer
Yufei Zhang .... sound engineer (as Xiaohui Lei)
Chi Kit Lee .... action coordinator
Other crew
Shuo Chen .... choreographer
Chi Kit Lee .... choreographer
Zheng Xu .... script supervisor

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Also Known As:
"Ren zai jiong tu: Tai jiong" - China (original title)
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105 min
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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
China's answer to Planes Trains and Automobiles, 14 October 2013
Author: bangkokcameron from Thailand

A typical "zany" Asian comedy, with the usual overacting and mugging... It does make a bit more sense and is probably funnier if you've lived in Asia awhile and grasp the archetypes and the social situations. But it's nothing special. Western comedies work more along the lines of playing it 'straight' - the characters in a comedy are not supposed to be aware that what they are doing is comedic. Only the main character, played by Zheng Xu, handles it this way - presumably because he is the 'straight man'. You can tell that he can actually act.

The movie is an excellent travelogue for Thailand (though there are no actual Thai characters - apparently, Thailand is a landscape and a bunch of featured activities, and the people who inhabit it - indeed created it - are somewhat irrelevant.) It has sparked a craze of Chinese tourists coming to Chiang Mai in droves, wanting only to retrace the characters' steps and check the same activities off the bucket list...

Thai media reports say that the influx of hacking,spitting, bossy, blunt and stingy mainland Chinese is driving the much more natty locals a bit nuts. In response to this distaste, the Chinese government recently issued a 64-page booklet of Do's and Don'ts (mostly Don'ts), urging Chinese tourists to represent their country better by not spitting out bones on restaurant floors and flushing the toilet after taking a dump.

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