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Dying to Survive (2018)

Wo bu shi yao shen (original title)
A story on how a small drug store owner became the exclusive selling agent of a cheap Indian generic drug against Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia in China.

Director:

Muye Wen

Writers:

Jianv Han, Muye Wen | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Zheng Xu ... Cheng Yong
Yiwei Zhou ... Cao Bin
Chuan-jun Wang Chuan-jun Wang ... Lv Shouyi (as Chuanjun Wang)
Zhuo Tan ... Liu Sihui
Yu Zhang Yu Zhang ... Yellow Hair
Xinming Yang ... Priest Liu
Yanhui Wang Yanhui Wang ... Zhang Changlin
Naiwen Li Naiwen Li ... Swiss Medical Representative
Beibi Gong ... Cao Ling
Jiajia Wang Jiajia Wang ... Lv Shouyi's Wife
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bharat Bhatia ... Cargo Ship Chef
Chenfei Jia Chenfei Jia ... Police
Hao Ning Hao Ning ... Landlord
Keith Shillitoe ... Swiss Ambassador
Qing Wei Qing Wei ... Old lady
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A story on how a small drug store owner became the exclusive selling agent of a cheap Indian generic drug against Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia in China.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | English

Release Date:

5 July 2018 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Dying to Survive See more »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Fun, emotional and witty
13 July 2018 | by dominicbrady01See all my reviews

A good movie. Some clever parts and an unusual set of characters make for a good watch. I recommend this movie. Some cliche parts but it's based on a true story so fair enough. Quite a feel good movie with some roller coaster emotional parts. Best movie I've seen in a while. Having said that it's not exactly phenomenal or to be held up against the greats but forgetting comparison with other better movies it does well as a standalone movie.


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