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The Island (2018)

Yi chu hao xi (original title)
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A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers.

Director:

Bo Huang

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bo Huang ... Ma Jin
Qi Shu ... Shanshan
Baoqiang Wang ... Xiao Wang
Yixing Zhang ... Xiao Xing
Hewei Yu Hewei Yu ... Boss Zhang
Xun Wang ... Lao Pan
Qinqin Li ... Mrs. Qi
You-Lin Lee You-Lin Lee ... Professor Shi (as Li Youlin)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Teddy Chan Teddy Chan ... Psychiatric hospital patient (as Chen Desen)
Xiaohang Fang Xiaohang Fang ... Yang Hong
Hu Guan ... Psychiatric hospital patient
Wenting Hao Wenting Hao ... Wen Juan
Jing Liang ... Psychiatric hospital doctor
Yanqing Liu Yanqing Liu ... Zhao Tianlong (Security guard)
Hao Ning Hao Ning ... Psychiatric hospital patient
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A cataclysmic event causes a man, who dreams of winning the lottery, to become stranded on an island with his co-workers.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

10 August 2018 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$263,412, 12 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$670,883, 16 September 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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An assured directorial debut
12 August 2018 | by TheBigSickSee all my reviews

This stunning dark comedy, The Island, succeeds both narratively and technically. The screenplay is smart, with twists and turns and some sharp satire towards humanity, capitalism and brainwash. The cinematography and editing are much mature. Wang Baoqiang continues his run as the best and the most popular comedian of his generation, and Lay marks an important step as he transforms from a singer-dancer to an actor. Huang Bo, on the other hand, simply shocks the world as a director, just like what he did twelve years ago in Crazy Stone as an actor.


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