Be There or Be Square

Be There or Be Square

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Be There or Be Square is a 1998 Chinese romantic comedy film directed by Feng Xiaogang, produced by Forbidden City Film, Beijing Film Studio, Zhongji Modern Commercial and Sleiman/Tyrol Films. It is a Feng Xiaogang hesui pian, screened during the 1999 Chinese New Year to boost box office takings. Ge You and Xu Fan star as Bejing natives working in Los Angeles, whose paths constantly cross in a foreign city. They attempt to balance work with friendship/love in spite of mounting disasters each time they meet. Freelancer Liu Yuan is a carefree Beijing native eking out a living in Los Angeles, working as an occasional film extra and part-time insurance agent. While helping a Beijing film crew scout for a suburb mansion, he encounters Li Qing, a former acquaintance house sitting for her friends. Liu convinces Li Qing she lack the requisite skills to survive in an American city, and buys her an air ticket to fly back to Beijing. The two part at the airport, expecting never to meet againshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6133992239
  • 9786133992238