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The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)

Yi ma de hou xian dai sheng huo (original title)
A swindler falls in love with a potential target.

Director:

Ann Hui

Writers:

Qiang Li, Yanyan (original story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gaowa Siqin ... Auntie
Yun-Fat Chow ... Pan Zhichang
Wei Zhao ... Liu Dafan
Lisa Lu ... Mrs. Shui
Ke Shi Ke Shi ... Jin Yonghua
Wenshuo Guan Wenshuo Guan ... Kuan Kuan
Ziwen Wang ... Fei Fei
Gang Jiao ... Guo Feng
Qingzhuo Fang Qingzhuo Fang ... Owner of Metal Shop
Qi Chen Qi Chen ... Fei Fei's Granny
Lei Zhou Lei Zhou ... Woman with Purple Hair
Zhi-Hua Zhang ... Nurse A
Yiheng Chen Yiheng Chen ... Auntie's Ex-husband
Yajing Huang Yajing Huang ... A Di Working on Elevator
Yanhua Wang Yanhua Wang ... Young Maid
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Storyline

A swindler falls in love with a potential target.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

Hong Kong | China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

6 March 2007 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

The Postmodern Life of My Aunt See more »

Filming Locations:

Anshan, Liaoning, China See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$900,679
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Pan Zhichang: My home was once right behind that apartmen block. It's all gone now.You know that old saying. All things must pass were just shadows on the journey of life. Nothing is really ours in this world. As Su Dongpo put it,we don't even own our own bodies... Can you lend me 300 yuan?
Ye Rutang: No problem. Here you are.
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What a wonderful movie!
9 March 2007 | by emma_cn66See all my reviews

When you see the beginning of the movie, you cannot think of the ending. The first half of the movie was very funny. The latter half of the movie was more into the realization and went sadder after. "The Post-Modern Life of My Aunt" is directed by Ann Hui. She is a wonderful director I would say. The story plot was a little bit ordinary, yet she did it so well to let audience or me to see something else more than just a plot. The script and story was very well written interweaving drama. the film's warm humanism transcends cultural borders. Siqin Gaowa, Chow Yun-fat played very well and so did Vicki Zhao Wei as the bitter, gutter-mouth, ghetto talking daughter of said aunt, who surprised me most.


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