IF YOU ARE THE ONE: LOVE
IF YOU ARE THE ONE: LOVE AND MARRIAGE picks up where director Feng Xiaogang’s popular first romantic comedy ends: wealthy, middle-aged retiree, Qin Fen (Ge You), and serious-minded young airline attendant, Xiaoxiao (Shu Qi), enter into a “trial marriage” by living together full-time in a tropical villa. Here, in their seclusion, they learn more about each other, themselves and what it takes to make romance blossom. After opening in China, the U.S. and Canada during Christmas 2010 to stunning box office results, IF YOU ARE THE ONE: LOVE AND MARRIAGE will be available day-and-date on cable VOD, digital platforms and DVD in the U.S. and Canada on December 13..
Feng Xiaogang is considered China’s most successful commercial director, grossing more than $1 billion in aggregate sales on his films. In 2008, If You Are the One became China’s biggest box office hit ever at $52.6 million, followed by If You Are The One: Love & Marriage in 2010 at $100 million. His 2009 drama, Assembly, won numerous film awards, including the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Asian Film, a Shanghai Film Critics Award, and Golden Rooster Awards for Best Film and Best Director.
Shu Qi has established herself throughout world cinema, having received critical praise for a number of roles. For her role in Portland Street Blues (a spin-off of Andrew Lau’s film series, Young and Dangerous), she won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Hong Kong Academy Awards and the Golden Horse Awards. Western audiences will recognize Shu Qi in the action film The Transporter, with Jason Statham, and in New York, I Love You. She also stars in Andrew Lau’s Legend of the Fist: Return of Chen Zen. .
One of mainland China’s best known actors, Ge You won the Best Actor award at the 1994 Cannes Film Festival for his role as Xu Fugui in Zhang Yimou’s To Live. He has been acting in Chinese films since 1985, including Farewell My Concubine and After Separation, for which he won a Golden Rooster Award for Best Actor. Other recent films include The Founding of the Republic and Let the Bullets Fly, starring Yun-Fat Chow.
Chinese and English subtitles
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