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A Chinese Odyssey 2002

  • Film

Time Out says

Slick, entertaining and funny, this is Shakespeare meets Cinderella and Roman Holiday, set during the Ming Dynasty. It's all here: sneaking out of the the Forbidden City to mix with the locals; identity changes and gender confusions; plot contortions, clever puns and a great punchline. It also pastiches a huangmei (tea-picking) musical, spoofs Crouching Tiger, and and cops producer Wong Kar-Wai's hallmark freeze-frames and voice-overs, while making directt nods to Ashes of Time and Chungking Express - especially with Tony Leung and Faye Wong together again.
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Release Details

  • Release date:Friday 15 October 2004
  • Duration:105 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Jeff Lau
  • Screenwriter:Jeff Lau
  • Cast:
    • Tony Leung
    • Faye Wong
    • Vicky Zhao
    • Chang Chen
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