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Happy times

Author: Benshan Zhao; Jie Dong; Yimou Zhang; Erin O'Rourke; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Classics : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In an attempt to impress a portly divorcée that has caught his eye, an unemployed factory worker poses as the wealthy manager of a non-existent hotel. Hoping that his fabricated success will lead to holy matrimony, he instead finds himself the guardian of the woman's blind stepdaughter. Now, as the lies get more complicated and the deception more difficult to sustain, the sweet young blind girl and the crazy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Feature films
Fiction films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Benshan Zhao; Jie Dong; Yimou Zhang; Erin O'Rourke; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
ISBN: 0767884809 9780767884808
OCLC Number: 51196523
Language Note: Mandarin with English subtitles.
Notes: "Sony Pictures Classics"--Container.
Credits: Produced by Zhang Yimou ; co-producer, Erin O'Rourke ; directed by Zhang Yimou.
Cast: Zhao Benshan, Dong Jie.
Awards: Official selection, 2002 Berlin International Film Festival.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 106 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a Sony Pictures Classics release ; a Sunflower presentation ; a film by Zhang Yimou ; co-producer, Erin O'Rourke ; directed by Zhang Yimou.

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"In an attempt to impress a portly divorcée that has caught his eye, an unemployed factory worker poses as the wealthy manager of a non-existent hotel. Hoping that his fabricated success will lead to holy matrimony, he instead finds himself the guardian of the woman's blind stepdaughter. Now, as the lies get more complicated and the deception more difficult to sustain, the sweet young blind girl and the crazy middle-aged man find themselves forming an emotional friendship that is as touching as it is unlikely"--Container.

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