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Xiao Wu (1997)

Unrated | | Drama | 1997 (China)
Little pocket thief Wu never got away from the streets like his friends did. He realises that he is alone, as his old buddy doesn't invite him for his wedding. When he falls in love with a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hongwei Wang ... Xiao Wu
Hongjian Hao ... Mei Mei
Baitao Zuo
Ma Jinrei
Liu Junying
Yonghao Liang
An Qunyan
Dongdong Jiang
Long Zhao
Reiren Wang
Jinfeng Gao
Li Renzhu
Wu Juan
Ji Jinshu
Zhaorui Ren
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Little pocket thief Wu never got away from the streets like his friends did. He realises that he is alone, as his old buddy doesn't invite him for his wedding. When he falls in love with a hooker he is forced to think about his future. Can he break with his criminal past? Written by ZOO-9 <b.vanrijnsoever@student.kun.nl>

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Need no budget
24 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

This no budget film is shot with a hand held camera. It shows, but this does not affect the quality of the film. The director has made an intense movie about, Chinese street life. However the culture in China is very different from the west, we can see that the problems of little Wu are universal.


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