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The Personals (1998)

Zheng hun qi shi (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 9 October 1999 (Malaysia)
An attractive and successful doctor places a personal ad in a newspaper to try to meet (and eventually marry) Mr. Right. A succession of blind dates ensues, featuring men who are lonely, desperate, dangerous and perverted.

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Kuo-Fu Chen

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Cast

Credited cast:
Rene Liu ... Dr. Du Jia-zhen
Wu Bai
Chao-jung Chen
Pao-Ming Ku
Shih-Chieh King
Eli Shih ... (as Yi-nan Shih)
Chao-ming Wang Chao-ming Wang
Wen-hsi Chen Wen-hsi Chen
Doze Niu ... (as Niu Cheng-tse)
Hsueh-Liang Pu
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ming-jie Cai Ming-jie Cai
Ko-cheng Chang Ko-cheng Chang
Chen-ta Chou
Chia-lin Chu Chia-lin Chu
Wen-cheng Hsu Wen-cheng Hsu
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An attractive and successful doctor places a personal ad in a newspaper to try to meet (and eventually marry) Mr. Right. A succession of blind dates ensues, featuring men who are lonely, desperate, dangerous and perverted.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

9 October 1999 (Malaysia) See more »

Also Known As:

Heiratskandidaten See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,870, 15 January 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$20,267
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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better than I thought
13 October 2001 | by dbrookfieldSee all my reviews

Based around dating and personal ads, there is plenty of humor in the subject matter. Throughout I was kept absorbed and intrigued by how similar our cultures are with respect to dating. There is not a tremendous amount of plot, but some is revealed/tacked on the end.


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