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Blind Massage (2014)

Tui na (original title)
A drama centered around the employees of a Nanjing massage parlor who share a common trait: they are all blind.

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Ye Lou
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Cast

Credited cast:
Xiaodong Guo ... Wang
Suzhen Han Suzhen Han ... Sister Jin of dining hall
Zhiyou Han Zhiyou Han ... Gao Wei (as Han Zhiyou)
Junjun Huang Junjun Huang ... Xu Taihe (as Huang Junjun)
Lu Huang ... Miss Xiao Man
Xuan Huang ... Xiao Ma
Dan Jiang Dan Jiang ... Yan Jin
Ting Mei Ting Mei ... Du Hong
Huaipeng Mu Huaipeng Mu ... Zhang Yiguang (as Mu Huaipeng)
Hao Qin ... Sha Fuming (as Eric Qin)
Suyu Wang Suyu Wang ... Du Li
Zhihua Wang ... Zongqi Zhang
Lei Zhang Lei Zhang ... Kong
Zhigang Zhao Zhigang Zhao ... Brother San Ge
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A drama centered around the employees of a Nanjing massage parlor who share a common trait: they are all blind.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

China | France

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

28 November 2014 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Blind Massage See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Blind Massage
24 June 2014 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Another movie that played at the Berlin International Festival this year, this feels a lot like a documentary. The reality of it all does strike you early on. Like with other movies you can see more than the characters involved. In this case, you literally can see more. The acting is superb, which is not an easy task for the cast to pull off.

The story itself is not difficult to follow, but the drama that unfolds will either engulf you and keep you entangled with it all, or you will be annoyed by it. The acting as said before is not to be fault here though, this just might not be your type of movie. This is a slow burner and very character driven. Actually mostly character driven, with not many other highlights. Still the world that is portrayed is fascinating and sad at the same time ...


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