Photo of the Day: Dying to Survive


Our photo series this week looks at some of the summer blockbusters set for China’s cinema screens in the next couple of months.

Actor/director/producer duo Xu Zheng and Ning Hao return with their fifth film together, the former having made his name with Lost in Thailand, the latter with Incense and Mongolian Ping Pong.

Xu dons a wig and takes the lead role under young director Wen Muye as a poor supplement shop owner who becomes the sole importer of “Gram” pills from India and subsequently finds himself sucked into a world of money and drug barons. With hilarious results, naturally.

Here’s the trailer:

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