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Lao Wai (2010)

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A love story between a Chinese woman and a French expatriate in Shanghai.

Director:

Fabien Gaillard

Writer:

Fabien Gaillard

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jenevieve Chang Jenevieve Chang ... Vicky
Barbie Han Barbie Han ... Mei
Dantong Han ... Mei (as Dan Tong Han)
Rong Jiang Rong Jiang ... Mei's mother
Yi Na Jing Yi Na Jing ... Nana
Yue-Sai Kan Yue-Sai Kan ... Mrs. Kang
Di Lei Di Lei ... Yang Fan
Xun An Li Xun An Li ... Mei's father
Yun Li Yun Li ... Chen Wei
Gauthier Roubichou Gauthier Roubichou ... Paul
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Storyline

A native of France, Paul (Gauthier Roubichou) lives and works in Shanghai as an IT engineer, spending his days fixing the problems of China's rapidly expanding population of internet users and his nights performing at one of Shanghai's many music clubs. Yet despite his love for China and his fluency in Chinese, in the eyes of the Chinese he is a "lao wai", a foreigner. A chance meeting with Mei (Han Dan Tong) changes his life, and tests the limits of love in the face of overwhelming cultural differences. Set against the backdrop of modern China, "Lao Wai" peels back the abstractions surrounding China's rise and its people, offering viewers a truer picture of 21st century China. Exploring themes of betrayal and forgiveness, "Lao Wai" is a love-story in a time of globalization. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Country:

China

Language:

Chinese

Release Date:

19 October 2010 (Vietnam) See more »

Also Known As:

Foreigner See more »

Filming Locations:

Shanghai, China See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Must Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color | Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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