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Waiting Alone (2004)

Du zi deng dai (original title)
Chen Wen, an antique shop worker and aspiring author, who has just met the girl of his dreams. The only problem is that she only wants him as a very close friend, not as a boyfriend.

Director:

Dayyan Eng

Writer:

Dayyan Eng
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yu Xia ... Chen Wen
Bingbing Li ... Liu Rong
Beibi Gong ... Li Jing
Qi Gao Qi Gao ... Haitao
Chao Wu Chao Wu ... San
Yalin Gao Yalin Gao ... Li Liang
Songyan Tu Songyan Tu ... Sun Zi
Dayyan Eng Dayyan Eng ... Ian
Lihong Li Lihong Li ... Zhang Lin
Xiaopei Song Xiaopei Song ... Liu Na
He Huang He Huang ... Da Ming
Qing Zhao Qing Zhao ... Library Guard
Xiaolong Guo Xiaolong Guo ... San's Friend
Ting Sun Ting Sun ... Leonardo
Xiaoge Feng Xiaoge Feng ... Wen's Brother
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Storyline

Set in modern day Bejing, Waiting Alone is a coming-of-age story of Wen (Xia Yu), an antique shop owner and aspiring author who has just met the girl of his dreams. Waiting Alone shows us a China rarely seen in cinema, a China that is contemporary, hip and vibrant. Written by Easternlight Films

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

8 September 2005 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Waiting Alone See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China See more »

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Production Co:

Colordance Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First film by a foreign director (Dayyan Eng) to be nominated for a "Best Picture" at the Chinese academy awards (2005). See more »

Connections

Spoofs Say Anything... (1989) See more »

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Blue Lotus
by Xu Wei
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Well made movie - on clueless loser guys!
25 June 2012 | by sgoswami-1See all my reviews

Am sure the girls were laughing their *****s off. I was beating my head against the TV....I give this a 1 coz am tired of all this clueless guy movies with a curious dry feeling between their legs. Usual plot line - A beautiful girl pops up and the stags or the main male actor can't keep his pants on. Well after monkeying around for a good part of the movie the dude gets whacked and smacked by the 'girl of his dreams'. Saving face that his friend's sis has a crush on him and he has some romantic salvation in the end!

Some tips for all these "Romantic Comedy" movie makers

STOP MAKING A*****S OF GUYS. If you yourself suck with women get some experts to write the script. Hint: If the girl is screwing around right smack on the guy's face, what does he do.....that girl is history he will not even remember her for the next 10 lifetimes. In other words move on to the next girl. Maybe next time you can line up 10 actresses for the lead to go through....am sure your movie will be rated higher. And for God's sake don't have guys on screen like they just got out of prison after 10 years!


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