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Almost a Comedy (2019)

Ban ge xi ju (original title)
Three young people have different ideas: one wants to say goodbye to single life, one wants to have a dissipated night before marriage, and one wants to set a firm footing in Beijing. Their frantic life looks almost like a comedy.

Directors:

Lu Liu, Shen Zhou

Writers:

Lu Liu, Shen Zhou
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Credited cast:
Suxi Ren ... Mo Mo
Yuhan Wu Yuhan Wu ... Sun Tong
Xun Liu Xun Liu ... Zheng Duoduo
Min Tang Min Tang ... Gao Lu
Haiyan Zhao Haiyan Zhao ... Sun Tong's mother
Chenling Liu Chenling Liu ... Yang Liu
Kuishan Pei Kuishan Pei ... Manager Pei
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuan Chang ... Man in blind date with Mo Mo
Yizhi Geng ... Policeman #1
Kubert Leung ... Kubert Leung
Ying Liang Ying Liang ... Brother Yuan
Qiri Sa Qiri Sa ... Policeman #2
Meng-quan Sun Meng-quan Sun ... Mo Mo's mother
Ao Yu Ao Yu ... Xia Wa
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Three young people have different ideas: one wants to say goodbye to single life, one wants to have a dissipated night before marriage, and one wants to set a firm footing in Beijing. Their frantic life looks almost like a comedy.

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Almost a Comedy
20 February 2020 | by jackson_roSee all my reviews

One of the most complete and mature comedy I've seen from a Chinese movie. Almost a comedy dares to touch boundaries and microscopically looks at Chinese society through three distinctively different young adults' view on love and relationship. Class differences, city VS rural life and sex are all subjects that are touched upon through a truly hilarious yet relatable plot. The most commendable trait of the director, Zhou Shen, is much like his work in Lv De Shui, he does not dumb down any aspect of the film just to fulfill the taste of the market, and I believe the film's performance signifies a new direction in Chinese cinema.


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China

Language:

Chinese

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (China) See more »

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