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Still Life (Sanxia haoren) (2006)

Still Life
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(70 ratings)
7.3 IMDB rating
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Tao Zhao Tao Zhao
Shen Hong
Zhou Lan Zhou Lan
Huang Mao
Sanming Han Sanming Han
Lizhen Ma Lizhen Ma
Missy Ma
Hongwei Wang Hongwei Wang
Wang Dongming
Kai Chen Kai Chen
Ronghu Chen Ronghu Chen
Jian Chieng Jian Chieng

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Zhangke Jia Zhangke Jia
Na Guan Na Guan


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A beautiful movie

7 years, 2 months ago at Oct 4 11:55
To be honest, I had no idea what to expect from this movie but since it won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film festival, I thought I might as well check it out. Eventually, even though I did admire this movie, I have to admit that I had a rather hard time to really connect with the whole thing. I mean, sure, on one hand, I thought this movie was very well made. Indeed, it was visually pretty neat ... read more
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Description: Coalminer Han Sanming comes from Fengyang in Shanxi to the Three Gorges town Fengjie to look for his ex-wife whom he has not seen for 16 years. The couple meet on the bank of the Yangtze River and vow to remarry. Nurse Shen Hong also comes to Fengjie from Taiyuan in Shanxi to look for her husband who has not been home for two years. The couple embrace each other and waltz under the imposing Three Gorges dam, but feel they are so apart and decide to have a divorce. The old township has been submerged, while a new town has to be built. Life persists in the Three Gorges - what should be taken up is taken up, what should be cast off ... (more)
Release date: 16 November 2006
Tags: China (9), Drama (5), 2000s (4), Evacuation (3), Romance (3), Custom (2), Boat (2), Nurse (2), Prostitute (2), Search For Family (2), 2006 (2), Chinese (2), Relocation (2), Debt (1), # CHN (1), Ritual (1), Liquor (1), FFS 07 (1), Cell Phone (1), Building (1)
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