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A young woman who is dreaming and striving to pursue the actors' dream despite being an extra and stand-in.

Directors:

Stephen Chow, Herman Yau

Writer:

Stephen Chow
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jingwen E. ... Rumeng (as Jingwen E)
Baoqiang Wang ... Ma Ke
Quandan Zhang ... Charlie
Ruyang Jing ... Xiaomi
Qi Zhang Qi Zhang ... Rumeng's father
Xingzhe Yuan Xingzhe Yuan ... Rumeng's mother
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pierre Bourdaud Pierre Bourdaud ... Chinese Thug / Dwarf
Zherui Cai Zherui Cai ... Director
Xiaopeng Huang Xiaopeng Huang ... Li Yang
Yilun Miao Yilun Miao
Kyle Shapiro Kyle Shapiro ... Chinese Thug / Dwarf
Kai Man Tin
David Torok ... Chinese Thug / Dwarf
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A young woman who is dreaming and striving to pursue the actors' dream despite being an extra and stand-in.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

5 February 2019 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Tân Vua Hài Kich See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When this project was first revealed by media in 2018, Herman Yau was said working as the director of this film. But in all the later promotion materials, including posters and trailers, only credited it's a Stephen Chow's film. When the film finally released, we found that in the end credits, both Stephen Chow and Herman Yau were credited as directors of this film. See more »

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References Moxina (2012) See more »

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Feel good Cny movie
7 February 2019 | by mospermymoSee all my reviews

Went to the cinema wasn't expecting much. Was pleasantly surprised, really good movie to watch during Chinese new year. Light hearted movie fun for all. Acting was top notch too!


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