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Lao pao er (2015)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama | 18 December 2015 (USA)
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A well respected man residing in what's left of old-Beijing attempts to exonerate his son from his wrongdoings with his own methods and beliefs.

Director:

Hu Guan

Writers:

Runnian Dong, Hu Guan
11 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Xiaogang Feng ... Liu Ye
Hanyu Zhang ... Men San Er
Qing Xu ... Hua Xia Zi
Kris Wu ... Xiao Fei (as Wu Yifan)
Yi Feng Li ... Xiao Bo (as Yifeng Li)
Hua Liu ... Deng Zhao'er
Ju-Gang Bai ... Xiao Fei's friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jun Du ... Twelve Master
Shan Jiang ... Doctor
Yiming Lian ... Yang Huo'er
Jing Liang ... Deng Zhao'er's wife
Nuo Lu Nuo Lu ... Xiao Fei's friend
Hao Ning Hao Ning ... Real Estate Agent
Yuxian Shang Yuxian Shang ... Xiao Fei's Girlfriend
Zeru Tao Zeru Tao ... Liu Ye's old friend
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A well respected man residing in what's left of old-Beijing attempts to exonerate his son from his wrongdoings with his own methods and beliefs.

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Genres:

Action | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

China

Language:

Chinese

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lão Pháo Nhi See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$286,847, 27 December 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,415,450

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$139,191,345
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Extended Version)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.66 : 1
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Trivia

The ostrich running in the street is actually dressed up by a girl. See more »

Quotes

Liu Ye: This is rule?
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Soundtracks

Greenhouse Girl
Performed by Kris Wu (as Wu Yifan)
Music by Cui Jian
Lyrics by Kris Wu and Cui Jian
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A Good Film About Beijing and Its Residents
12 January 2016 | by rachpagSee all my reviews

In "Mr Six", we see the urban life of modern day Beijing; we see how some of its older resident (Lao Bei Jing) are struggling to adjust to the rapidly changing city; we see strained father -son relationships put under even more stress by the accelerated generational transition. But most of all, we see an aging anti-hero, well past his prime and caged in by values deemed old- fashion and unsuited for the new world, trying to set himself free. The main characters are as much as Mr Six as the city of Beijing itself. And both the film's director and Mr Feng, the director-turned-actor who played the leading role, did a good job in portraying both.


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