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Most Anticipated Chinese Movies of 2012



At the start of this year, many low-budget Chinese movies like "A Simple Life" and "Love in The Puff" received both considerable box office revenue and positive feedback. For example, "A Simple Life" took over 60 million yuan at the box office, making it the most profitable movie from director Ann Hui.

In the remaining 9 months of 2012, many low-budget Chinese movies hit big screens. Will they survive from the box office battle against Hollywood blockbusters? Famous movie website Mtime.com filed an anticipated-Chinese-movie list for 2012.



"11 Flowers"

Director: Wang Xiaoshuai

Lead actors: Yan Ni, Qiao Renliang

Release date: May 11

Storyline: It tells a story during the Cultural Revolution. An 11-year-old boy witnesses a murder and sees the murderer executed. It reflects the special period from a young boy's eyes. Many suggest the movie is like a biography of director Wang Xiaoshuai.

Mi

Director: Lou Ye

Lead actors: Qin Hao, Hao Lei

Release date: unknown

Storyline: The film was adapted from a real story which was posted in online forums. The controversial director will discuss topics like extramarital affairs in the movie.

Unspoiled Brats

Director: Zhang Yuan

Actors: Wang Zinuo, Li Xinyun

Storyline: It tells the story of three young people who fight to live in a thriving metropolis. The movie centers on the lives of the people, known as "Bei Piao", meaning those who are living in Beijing but don't own a "Hukou", or residential permit.

Design of Death

Director: Guan Hu

Actors: Huang Bo, Yu Nan, Simon Yam

Release date: April 28

Storyline: Adapted from a novel of the same name, the movie tells the story of a strange murder case in a small village in China.

Full Circle

Director : Zhang Yang

Actors: Xu Huan Shan, Wu Tianming,

Release date: May 8

Storyline: It tells the story that happened in an old people's home. A group of old people, who were sent to a retirement home by their busy children, plan an escape to pursue their dreams.

An Inaccurate Memoir

Director: Yang Shupeng

Actors: Huang Xiaoming, Zhang Xinyi, Zhang Yi, Tibo Bao

Release date: April 24

Storyline: This story set in turbulent period tells the tale of a group of gangsters who kidnap an ambitious groom.

Zhi Qin Chun

Director: Vicky Zhao

Actors: Mark Chao, Han Gen

Release date: unknown

Intro: Adapted from a popular novel of the same name, the movie is also known as actress Vicky Zhao's directorial debut. Zhao invited Stanley Kwan to be the producer, and Director Ann Hui will also take part in the filmmaking.

Hundred Years of A Floating City

Director: Yim Ho

Actors: Aaron Kwan, Charlie Yeung, Paw Hee Ching

Release date: unknown

Storyline: This historical drama called "Hundred Years of a Floating City" tells the real story of a fisherman's son who rises to become a powerful businessman.

Blind Detective

Director: Johnnie To

Actors: Sammi Cheung, Andy Lau

Release date: unknown

Storyline: Andy Lau plays a former detective who becomes blind. He uses his experience to help a police officer (Sammi Cheung).



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