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Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop, A aka Simple Noodle Story, A ( San qiang pai an jing qi ) (2010) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

25991

Avg. Rating:

1.83/4

# of Ratings:

9

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

Mandarin

Theater Date:

09/03/2010

DVD Release:

02/01/2011

Director:

Yimou Zhang

Actors:

Honglei Sun
Ni Yan
Dahong Ni
Xiao Shen-Yang
Xiaojuan Wang

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

An owner of a noodle shop comes up with a scheme to murder his wife and her lover, but things don't go as planned. -- Chris Kavan

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"Zhang Yimou's Blood Simple" by Yojimbo

A cruel noodle shop owner offers a corrupt police officer money to kill his unfaithful wife and her lover but when he double crosses and murders him the hapless lover covers up the crime fearing his mistress responsible. I was very curious to see Zhang Yimou's interpretation of the Coen brother's debut film, being a big fan of Hero and House Of Flying Daggers as well as the original in question. The story has a lot of potential for inventive adaptation and I was hoping for a Shakespearian Kurosawa style affair; unfortunately what Zhang has served up is more Stephen Chow than Akira Kurosawa. The grim details of the plot have survived intact but the cartoon characters in gaudy pantomime costumes stutter, pratfall and double take away like refugees from an episode of Scooby Doo making a very...

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