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Big Shot's funeral

Author: Buting YangZhongjun WangXiaoming LiKang ShiXiaogang FengAll authors
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003], ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When world famous film director Don Tyler is tossed off the picture by his studio boss, his depression is only relieved by his unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck cameraman, YoYo. Knowing he's not well, Tyler asks his friend to plan a "comedy funeral" for him, where people leave feeling happy, as they do at Chinese funerals of the elderly. When Tyler eventually falls into a coma, YoYo begins the task of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Feature films
Comedy films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Motion pictures, Chinese
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Buting Yang; Zhongjun Wang; Xiaoming Li; Kang Shi; Xiaogang Feng; You Ge; Rosamund Kwan; Donald Sutherland; Da Ying; Paul Mazursky; Li Zhang; Ying Zhou; Bao San; Xingang Liu; Zhongguo dian ying ji tuan gong si.; Beijing hua yi xiong di tai he ying shi tou zi you xian gong si.; Columbia Pictures Film Production Asia (Firm); Zhongguo dian ying he zuo zhi pian gong si.; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm); Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
ISBN: 0767888553 9780767888554
OCLC Number: 52061672
Language Note: Mandarin and English, or French soundtrack; English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2001.
"Sony Pictures Classics"--Disc label.
Special features: Theatrical trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Zhang Li. ; editor, Zhou Ying ; music, San Bao ; production designer, Liu Xingang.
Cast: Ge You, Rosamund Kwan, Donald Sutherland, Ying Da, Paul Mazursky.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG, for thematic elements, language and brief partial nudity.
Description: 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby Digital surround, widescreen version.
Other Titles: Da wan
Responsibility: [presented by] China Film Group, Huayi Brothers & Taihe Film Investment Corporation, Columbia Film Production Asia Limited in association with China Film Co-Production Company ; produced by Yang Buting, Wang Zhongjun ; screenplay, Li Xiaoming, Shi Kang, Feng Xiaogang ; directed by Feng Xiaogang.
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When world famous film director Don Tyler is tossed off the picture by his studio boss, his depression is only relieved by his unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck cameraman, YoYo. Knowing he's not well, Tyler asks his friend to plan a "comedy funeral" for him, where people leave feeling happy, as they do at Chinese funerals of the elderly. When Tyler eventually falls into a coma, YoYo begins the task of granting Tyler's last wish.

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