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Lost in Beijing (2007)
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Lost in Beijing (2007)
Original name: 苹果
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at modern-day life in China's capital centered on a ménage-a-quatre involving a young woman, her boss, her husband and her boss's wife. Massage girl Pingguo (Apple) (The stunning Fan Bingbing) lives in a cramped apartment with her bad-tempered window cleaner husband Kun (Tong Dawei), barely eking by on their miniscule pay. When Pingguo gets raped by her boss Lin (Tony Leung) one afternoon, Kun, who is washing the windows of the building, witnesses the act. The enraged Kun tries to get even first by (unsuccessfully) blackmailing Lin, then by sleeping with Lin's wife (Elaine Kam). The relationships get even more tangled when Pingguo discovers she's pregnant. With the paternity of the baby up in the air, Kun, who is eager for money, strikes a deal with Lin, who is eager for a son.
Style: tense, touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rape, pregnancy, infidelity, couples, extortion, family relations, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, babies and infants, family problems, social differences, society, urban, lifestyle, custody, city life, crumbling marriage, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, family in crisis, extramarital affair, illegal prostitution, dancing, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, beijing china

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Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
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Place: china
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Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
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Lost and Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his young son goes missing, Lei (Andy Lau) begins a 14-year quest to find him.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, gloomy, touching
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, on the road, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, family problems, escapades, crimes
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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The Baby Maker (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 118 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
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32%
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31%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 85 min.
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30%
 6.0
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30%
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