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The Chef, The Actor, The Scoundrel (2013)

Chu zi Xi zi Pi zi (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Drama | 29 March 2013 (China)
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During Second Sino-Japanese War, China suffered from cholera outbreak because Japanese uses it as an biological weapon. Four Chinese agents captures a Japanese scientist and his bodyguard ... See full summary »

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Hu Guan

Writers:

Runnian Dong (as Run Nian Dong), Hu Guan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ye Liu ... Chu zi (Chef)
Hanyu Zhang ... Xi zi (Actor)
Bo Huang ... Pi zi (Scoundrel)
Jing Liang ... Feng po zi (Crazy wife)
Chie Tanaka ... Yanagida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Masanobu Otsuka Masanobu Otsuka ... Ogasawara
Minowa Yasufumi Minowa Yasufumi ... Igarashi (credit only)
Luyi Zhang ... Shirakawa
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During Second Sino-Japanese War, China suffered from cholera outbreak because Japanese uses it as an biological weapon. Four Chinese agents captures a Japanese scientist and his bodyguard and interrogate them by Chinese opera in order to get the vaccine formula. Written by tom0902000

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Action | Comedy | Drama | War

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Country:

China

Language:

Chinese | Japanese

Release Date:

29 March 2013 (China) See more »

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The Chef, The Actor, The Scoundrel See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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WAR
19 December 2017 | by fezhang-56830See all my reviews

Different from the ordinary anti-Japanese war films, the surface has been funny, but each laugh is not only laugh and after make me pondering, the actors are indeed selected well, there is a strong drama conflict. Also I think the storyline progress very fast and jumped, it make me lost at some points. Some of the scenes are not what I expected, because some plots just like add to the story abruptly. The movie shows the strong of the Chinese united and many Chinese traditional traits. It also shows how poor China was back to 1940s. People could not have enough food and live within the bloodcurdling of war.


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