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Karmic Mahjong

Karmic Mahjong
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Directed by Wang Guangli
Produced by Cory Vietor
Zhu Lei
Written by Wang Guangli
Huang Jinguang
Starring Francis Ng
Cherrie Ying
Music by John Thompson
Cinematography Lu Yuqing
Editing by Adam Kerby
Ching-Song Liao
Release date(s) China:
April 20, 2006
Hong Kong:
May 25, 2006
Running time 98 min
Country China
Language Mandarin
Sichuanese

Karmic Mahjong (simplified Chinese: 血战到底; traditional Chinese: 血戰到底; pinyin: xùe zhàn dào dǐ) is a 2006 Chinese comedy film directed by Wang Guangli. It stars Francis Ng as a mechanic from Chengdu plagued by bad luck and Cherrie Ying as a young woman who appears to share the same affliction. The film also features cameos by the prominent Chinese directors Wang Xiaoshuai and Jia Zhangke.

The film, a mainland production of the Shanghai Dachong Cultural Information Company and the Zhangzhou Xinchuang Cultural Information Company, nevertheless is director Wang Guangli's homage to the Hong Kong tradition of action-comedies.[1]

Cast

  • Francis Ng - Wu Yu-Chuan, a down-on-his luck mechanic living in Sichuan.
  • Cherrie Ying - Jia, a mother who seems to share Wu's bad luck.
  • Na Wai - Yin, a mobster and Wu's childhood friend.
  • Paul Chun - Qin, Yin's mobster boss.
  • Liu Yiwei - Master Liu as a blind fortune teller.
  • Liang Jing - Lai, Wu's wife.
  • Jia Zhangke - a mobster.
  • Wang Xiaoshuai - a cop.

Notes

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • AllRovi
  • at the Chinese Movie Database
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