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So Close to Paradise

1998 Rated NR 1hr 30m

After migrating to Shanghai from rural China, Dongzi (Yu Shi) takes a backbreaking job hauling crates on the waterfront while his slick friend Gao Ping (Tao Guo) dabbles in the criminal underworld. Seeking revenge on a hood who swindled him, Gao drags Dongzi into a kidnapping involving a Vietnamese nightclub singer (Tong Wang) and her chiseling gangster beau. Director Xiaoshuai Wang's taut drama unfolds as an homage to film noir.

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Movie Details

Director
Xiaoshuai Wang
Language
Mandarin
This movie is
Dark, Gritty
Format
DVD
Ratings
NR
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.66:1

Subtitles

English

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

Chinese Mandarin: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew information; cast and crew interview.