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Mei li ren sheng (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 20 May 2011 (USA)
A beautiful real-estate agent (Peiru) gets drunk at a karaoke bar and throws up on a principled, lonely cop (Zhendong). Zhendong quickly falls for the flirtatious Peiru despite the fact ... See full summary »

Director:

Wai-Keung Lau

Writer:

Cindy Tang (screenwriter) (as Tang Kit Ming)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Qi Shu ... Li Peiru
Ye Liu ... Fang Zhengdong
Anthony Chau-Sang Wong
Liang Tian ... Fang Zhencong
Danying Feng Danying Feng ... Xiaowan
Rina Sa Rina Sa ... Xiaowan's mother
Songwen Zhang Songwen Zhang
Tian Gao Tian Gao
Andrew Lin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steven Dasz Steven Dasz ... Business Man
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Storyline

A beautiful real-estate agent (Peiru) gets drunk at a karaoke bar and throws up on a principled, lonely cop (Zhendong). Zhendong quickly falls for the flirtatious Peiru despite the fact that she's having a tortuous affair with a married man. As Peiru gradually abandons her materialistic values and falls in love with the good hearted Zhendong, it becomes apparent that he is suffering from a disease that is robbing him of his mental faculties. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

China | Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin | Chinese | English | Cantonese

Release Date:

20 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Beautiful Life See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The soundtrack includes Mandarin songs like Taiwanese singer Bobby Chen's Bu Zai Rang Ni Gu Dan (also the Chinese title of the movie) and Hong Kong singer Jackie Cheung's Wu Sheng De Ji Ta (Silent Guitar) which was adapted from the legendary Malay rock band (from Malaysia) known as 'Search' in their classic song called 'Fantasia Bulan Madu'. See more »

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A beautiful story of love and transformation
21 June 2018 | by from-nsj4See all my reviews

This is the story of how a greedy and shallow woman is transformed by love. In order to appreciate this movie, you have to get past the first part, where actress Shu Qi plays a very unlikable character, who uses her policeman friend to clean up her messes with no regard for his feelings. If you can persevere through that, she eventually realizes that her former life is worthless, and that he is the only one worth caring about. Then the film becomes a beautiful love story. Shu Qi does a great acting job in this movie. Watch for the scene where she is drunk walking down an alley. It's a long scene done as a single shot. If you're going to watch this movie, watch it until the end. It's worth it.


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