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Shanghai Dreams (2005)

Qing hong (original title)
In the 1980s, encouraged by the government, a large number of families leave Chinese cities to settle in the poorer regions of the country, in order to develop local industry. The film's ... See full summary »

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Xiaoshuai Wang

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Xiaoshuai Wang
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yuanyuan Gao ... Wu Qinghong
Bin Li Bin Li ... Xiao Gen Er
Hao Qin ... Lu Jun
Yang Tang Yang Tang ... Zhou Meifen
Xueyang Wang Xueyang Wang ... Xiao Zhen
Anlian Yao ... Wu Zemin
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Storyline

In the 1980s, encouraged by the government, a large number of families leave Chinese cities to settle in the poorer regions of the country, in order to develop local industry. The film's main character is a 19 years old girl who lives in the Guizhou province, where her parents have settled. That's where she has grown up, where her friends are and where she first experiences love. But her father believes that their future lies in Shanghai. How can they all keep on living together when they don't share the same dreams ? Written by anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | Shanghainese

Release Date:

3 June 2005 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Shanghai Dreams See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$52,631
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

Fine Wine and Coffee
Lyric by Huang Kun Lin & music by Yue Gu
Performed by Teresa Teng
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Tedious though appealing to few
18 August 2005 | by killin_spree45See all my reviews

recounts history of China in 1970 Most is accurate and gives some morals Characters r very realistic some aspects very appealing and humorous most appealing to Chinese that lived in the 1970s and experienced the relocation from larger cities Fair, worth watching if one has patience Most of the characters are especially boring and boring some events and reactions of characters r interesting Only watch the movie if u have nothing better to do if you start you must finish the movie The movie may leave you either displeased or nostalgic it may disappoint if you're one of those action thriller seekers this movie does not offer a vicarious experience but a reflection of China's past


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