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King of Peking (2017)

When home entertainment enters the market in 90s Beijing, a former projectionist ropes his young son into starting their own pirate movie company, but easy money comes with its own price tag.

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Cast overview:
Jun Zhao ...
Big Wong
Wang Naixun ...
Little Wong
Qing Han ...
Lei Lin
Si Chao ...
Liu Feng
Bowen Geng ...
Guard Wen
Long Yi ...
Wu Fan
Min Zhou ...
Secondhand store owner
Yi Qin ...
Businessman on train
Changxin Fan ...
Bowl cut guy
Maishun Cao ...
Old Li
Wei Ai ...
Pancake seller
Lishan Feng ...
Cinema slacker
Zhongli Zheng ...
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When home entertainment enters the market in 90s Beijing, a former projectionist ropes his young son into starting their own pirate movie company, but easy money comes with its own price tag.

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hilarious account of early 1990s China
9 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Saw this movie yesterday (it was screened in London as an entry in the Longon Film Festival). It's hilarious, so I hope it becomes available to a wider audience soon - most probably in digital format as the director said during the Q&A. The exchanges between Big Wong and his son Little Wong are priceless, but the rest of the cast are spot on as well.


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