No Kidding poster
Probably not a film coming to your local art house
A group of rich farmers decide to make their own film but must overcome difficulties. The Henan dialect comedy has been a big success making 1M yuan its first month since opening March 12 and has been given a 40 day run where most films are released for only 15-20 days. The movie opens in Beijing June 10. (Sina), 2
Bai Ling attended the Taipei premiere of Wu Tsung-Te's black comedy Comedy Makes You Cry (lit. Spring Auction) yesterday. Fellow cast members Bai Ping-Ping, Lai Lin-En and others also joined the director. (Xinhua), (Sina)
Huang Yi, Nicholas Tse
Nicholas Tse, Nick Cheung
Wong Jing's costume comedy action film God of Fortune Inn held a production launch event yesterday in Beijing. Cast members Nick Cheung, Liu Yang, and Tong Dawei joined Wong Jing (Sina), 2
(Taiwan) Vivian Hsu attended the premiere of her film The Star and the Sea (formerly The Musician) which kicked off the 2nd Annual Cross-Straits Film Festival. Her mother bought 100 tickets for her friends and relatives, while 50 fans from Hong Kong and Taiwan also attended. (Sina)
CRI: Jay Chou Sings Theme Song for "Ocean Heaven"
Dubbed as Jet Li's first non-action work in his career, the movie tells a touching story between a father and his only son. When the father finds out that he is terminally ill, he decides to teach his only son, who is autistic, to live on his own.