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The World (2004)  link to The World on IMDb  

Number: 635

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7.1/10 (2413 votes)

Country: World, 143 minutes

Spoken Languages: Mandarin

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Zhangke Jia

Cast: Tao Zhao (as Tao), Sanming Han (as Sanming), Taishen Cheng (as Taisheng), Jue Jing (as Wei), Zhong-wei Jiang (as Niu)

Medium: Original DVD,

Subtitles: English

Plot Outline: "The World" is a theme park on the outskirts of Beijing, sixteen kilometers from the Chinese capital, designed around scaled representations of the world's famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower or the Leaning Tower of Pisa.The site is seen here not from the visitors' point of view but through the eyes of a few of its staff, lonely people, communicating poorly, a bit disillusioned with life, glittering for the tourists but dull and restricted as far as they are concerned. We meet, among others, pretty young dancer Tao and Taisheng, a security guard who is fond of her but not of personal commitment...

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.35:1

Apr 26, 2017