A Beautiful New World (1999)

02/19/1999 (DE) ComedyDrama 1h 37m


A satirical comedy about a country bumpkin who goes to the big city, and ends up teaching the cynical city folk a few lessons about basic human decency. The hero leaves home for the first time to go to Shanghai, to collect his lottery prize - a brand new apartment. However, when he arrives, he is told by the developers that his apartment block will take a year and a half to complete. He decides to find a job in Shanghai and wait for his apartment to materialise...

  1. Shi Runjiu

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Liu Fendou


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jiang Wu

    Jiang Wu

    Zhang Baogen

  2. Richie Jen

    Richie Jen

    Xiao Bai

  3. Wu Bai

    Wu Bai


  4. Hong Tao

    Hong Tao

    Huang Jinfang

Full Cast & Crew

A Beautiful New World
A Beautiful New World

Original Title 美丽新世界

Status Released

Original Language Chinese

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