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Para Para Sakura (2001)

Pa-la Pa-la ying ji fa (original title)
Phillip, a dance instructor who holds a class devoted to the latest dance craze, Para Para. While in Shanghai, Phillip meets Yee, a spoiled rich girl who is running away from her impending ... See full summary »

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Jingle Ma
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aaron Kwok ... Philip Wong Kam Sing
Cecilia Cheung ... Yee / Yuriko
Ah-Niu ... Henry Ko
Tien Niu ... Yam Fei Fei (Yuriko's Mother)
Kazuhiko Nishimura Kazuhiko Nishimura ... Shunichi Kukukawa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cecilia Han ... Ke Ke
Kwok-leung Lee Kwok-leung Lee
Yim Wong Yim Wong
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Storyline

Phillip, a dance instructor who holds a class devoted to the latest dance craze, Para Para. While in Shanghai, Phillip meets Yee, a spoiled rich girl who is running away from her impending arranged marriage. Soon, Yee begins using Phillip's dance studio as a sanctuary from her responsibilities, and an attraction begins to form between the two. However, Yee is called back to Japan to be married before long, and Phillip must use more than his dance skills and charisma to prevent her from taking her vows. Written by darylc@tpg.com.au

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Japanese | Mandarin

Release Date:

26 July 2001 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Ba la ba la ying zhi hua See more »

Filming Locations:

Shanghai, China See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,372
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Para Para Sakura
Performed by Aaron Kwok
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Entertaining movie fare
15 February 2002 | by flipfan84See all my reviews

Para Para Sakura was a rather surprising movie for me. Entertaining and light, it mixes a good blend of drama and comedy. The dancing scenes are quite good and as always, the beautiful Cecilia Cheung shines. Aaron Kwok delivers a good performance as well and is probably one of his most emotionally diverse roles he has ever done. Very good though the ending seemed a little off to me, definitely worth a watch.


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