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Inseparable (2011)

Xing ying bu li (original title)
PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery | 4 May 2012 (China)
A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really?

Director:

Dayyan Eng

Writer:

Dayyan Eng
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Spacey ... Chuck
Daniel Wu ... Li
Beibi Gong ... Pang
Yan Ni ... Ms. Yang
Peter Stormare ... Richard
Kenneth Tsang ... Mr. Wang
Mo Zhang ... Sun Biao
Tongsheng Han Tongsheng Han ... Officer Lin
Yanhui Wang Yanhui Wang ... Male Tofu Vendor
Xueyun Bai Xueyun Bai ... Female Tofu Vendor
Xiaoxing Zhai Xiaoxing Zhai ... Crowbar Guy
Ningyu Zhao Ningyu Zhao ... Doctor
Dayyan Eng Dayyan Eng ... Neighbor
Lisa S. Lisa S. ... Neighbor's Girlfriend
Chao Wu Chao Wu ... Snitch
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Storyline

A troubled young man, Li faces pressure at work and problems at home with his moody wife. Chuck, rescues Li from the brink of despair and becomes an unlikely mentor. But who is Chuck really?

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Taglines:

Part time superhero, full time therapist.

Genres:

Drama | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, some disturbing images, brief strong language, and smoking | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official Website

Country:

China

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

4 May 2012 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Inseparable See more »

Filming Locations:

Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Despite several incorrect articles written, Inseparable was not a US-China co-production, it was a fully Chinese-financed film. See more »

Quotes

Li: Where were you?
Chuck: Taking my first dump as a multi-millionaire.
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Could've been great but ended
7 June 2012 | by bobbyxie1984See all my reviews

This movie would be great if it's concepts were original. The script is basically a mash up of several Hollywood concepts/twists which are by the way, very apparent to the viewer. The film felt dragged out a lot of the time.

Kevin Spacey does what he does best. He's a well trained actor and it shows in his work. I think Daniel Wu did alright considering who his supporting actor was.

There are ways to answer questions clearly and ways to answer them subtly (something the show 'Mad Men' does very well). This movie went for the latter and didn't do a very good job of it. It was confusing in a bad way, especially with how Daniel Wu's wife was portrayed.

I will give a kudos to Spacey for stepping into the Chinese market before the rest of Hollywood's actors realize what early exposure there now could do for their global careers in the future.


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