Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: September 3, 2010
Summary: Wang is a miserable yet cunning noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. Feeling neglected, Wang’s wife secretly goes out with Li, one of his employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the gun the landlady bought for ‘killing her husband later’. However, not a single move they make escapes the boss’s notice, and he decides to bribe patrol officer Zhang to kill the illicit couple. It looks like a perfect plan: the affair will come to a cruel but satisfying end… or so he thinks, but the equally wicked Zhang has an agenda of his own that will lead to even more violence. (Sony Pictures Classics)
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Runtime: 95 min
Rating: Rated R for some violence.
Production: Sony Pictures Classics
Genres: Drama
Country: China
Language: Mandarin
Home Release Date: Feb 1, 2011
Director Credit
Yimou Zhang Director
Writer Credit
Ethan Coen Writer
Jianquan Shi Screenplay
Jing Shang Screenplay
Joel Coen Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Dahong Ni Wang
Ni Yan Wang's Wife
Xiao Shen-Yang Li
Cast Credit
Benshan Zhao The Captain
Dahong Ni Cast
Honglei Sun Zhang
Julien Gaudfroy Persian Trader
Mao Mao Chen
Ni Yan Cast
Xiao Shen-Yang Cast
Xiaojuan Wang Cast
Ye Cheng Zhao
Producer Credit
Weiping Zhang Producer
William Kong Producer