A WOMAN, A GUN AND A NOODLE SHOP

By Yimou ZHANG

WILD BUNCH - as SALES All rights, World

Thriller - Completed 2010

This is a remake of the 1985 directorial debut of Joel and Ethan Coen, BLOOD SIMPLE. Transposing the Coen Brother’s celebrated mix of dark humor and riveting suspense to China.

    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • CHINA
    • Languages
    • MANDARIN
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Yimou ZHANG
    • Writer(s)
    • Jianquan SHI, Zhengchao XU
    • Producer(s)
    • Bill KONG, Weiping ZHANG
    • Synopsis
    • Wang is a gloomy and cunning noodle shop owner in a desert town in China. Feeling neglected, Wang’s wife secretly goes out with Li, one of the employees. A timid man, Li reluctantly keeps the rifle the landlady bought for ‘killing her husband later’. Every single move they make, however, does not escape the boss’s notice. Wang decides to bribe patrol officer Zhang to kill the illicit couple. It looks like a perfect plan: the affair will come to a cruel but satisfying end… or so he thinks. The equally wicked Zhang has an agenda of his own that will see more violence than necessary…
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