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Tai yang zhao chang sheng qi (2007)

Jiang Wen stars in his third directorial work that boasts a stellar cast including Joan Chen, Anthony Wong and Jaycee Chan. A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Wen Jiang ... Teacher Tang
Joan Chen ... Dr. Lin (as Chong Chen)
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong ... Teacher Liang (as Qiusheng Huang)
Jaycee Chan ... The son (as Zuming Fang)
Yun Zhou ... Mad Mother
Wei Kong Wei Kong ... Tang's wife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lei Chen Lei Chen ... Little Chen
Wei Chen Wei Chen ... Old Wang
Jian Cui ... Tang's friend in Beijing
Guiping Li Guiping Li ... Black Beauty Hei-mei
Xinqing Li Xinqing Li ... Tang Mei
Lei Pan Lei Pan ... A Lei
Lika Su Lika Su ... White Beauty Bai-mei
Xiguo Wu Xiguo Wu ... Old Wu
Zi Xi Zi Xi ... Old Li
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Storyline

Jiang Wen stars in his third directorial work that boasts a stellar cast including Joan Chen, Anthony Wong and Jaycee Chan. A polyptych of interconnected stories in different time-zones, shifting between a Yunnan village, a campus, and the Gobi Desert. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | Russian | Uighur

Release Date:

21 September 2007 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The original cast included Tony Leung Chiu Wai, but finally Wen Jiang decided to replace Tony Leung with himself. See more »

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Like a Painting That Asks Questions
22 June 2016 | by AndyssoohighSee all my reviews

I won't pretend to understand everything or even half of what went on in this film. I gave up pretty quickly into the film, however, I wanted to keep on watching and the film kept me enticed mainly for that reason.

Sometimes it feels good not to understand? Just to watch for the beauty? The Magic? The craziness? The unknowingness of it all.

I really found this film like I was wandering through a modern art gallery but so much better. It was painted beautifully, the setting and the colours; my mouth watered and i felt like i was eating a six course meal.

The words also seemed to be quite poetically abstract to fit in with it all.

A dream like film.


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