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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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Credited cast:
... Chu zi (Chef)
... Xi zi (Actor)
... Pi zi (Scoundrel)
... Feng po zi (Crazy wife)
... Yanagida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Minowa Yasufumi ... Igarashi (credit only)
... 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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Just keep watching ... it makes more sense
26 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

For the first part of the movie, I was disappointed. The movie starts with a very dramatic opening about a cholera outbreak that is devastating the population in Peking. Then it changes tones and becomes a strange comedy of overacting and ridiculousness. Just as I was about to give up, there is a twist in that explains things. Then the movie made more sense, and was quite enjoyable.

It is a lot of fun, zany, has interesting graphics, lots of twists, and is apparently based on a true story.

Overall, it was a great action, spy, comedy, out there movie that was really surprising considering the synopsis on Netflix.


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