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Lost in Beijing (2007)
 6.7
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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, contemplative
Plot: rape, extortion, love triangle, family problems, family in crisis, cuckold, extramarital affair, infertility, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, couples, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, unwanted pregnancy, rape victim, cuckolded husband, breast feeding, pregnant from rape, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, babies and infants, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, beijing china, east asia

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Duration: 91 min.
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36%
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