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The Great Hypnotist (2014)

Cui mian da shi (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 29 April 2014 (China)
The famous psychologist Xu Ruining has a raising career, when he met the troublesome patient Ren Xiaoyan. The meeting is not easy as feeble-looking Ren is point by point against him.

Director:

Leste Chen

Writers:

Leste Chen, Peng Ren
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jing Hu ... Chen Ting
Zhong Lü ... Pro Fang
Karen Mok ... Ren Xiaoyan / Gu Jie
David Yao-Qing Wang ... Luo Yusong
Zheng Xu ... Xu Ruining
Kaidi Yang Kaidi Yang ... (as Cady Yang)
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Storyline

The famous psychologist Xu Ruining has a raising career, when he met the troublesome patient Ren Xiaoyan. The meeting is not easy as feeble-looking Ren is point by point against him.

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

29 April 2014 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

The Great Hypnotist See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CNY10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$44,077,818
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Wanda Media Co. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Originally scheduled for world premiere on the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival, which was then cancelled. See more »

Connections

References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

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Really good psychological thriller
3 December 2018 | by sildarmillionSee all my reviews

I watched this on a recommendation from a friend; would otherwise have never heard about it. But boy, did it really draw me in and keep the engaged the whole way through. It was a small movie with few characters and mostly taking place in one room, but there is a lot going on beneath the surface and each revelation is masterfully crafted. Would definitely recommend to others as well.


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