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Yi ge shao zi (2015)

Yi ge shao zi
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $8,212Details
International Box Office $3,233,041Details
Worldwide Box Office $3,241,253
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Latiaozi was a Farmer who made a living with shepherding with his wife Jinzhizi. One day, their only son had been condemned for the crime. The couple scrabbled up 50000 Yuan to ask Li Datou, the able person of the town, for help, begging if Li Datou could find some big shot to reduce the penalty of their son. But they had been cheated. Latiaozi went to Li Datou’s home to argue for his money but he failed. On his way home, he met a fool by accident. He had no choice but to pick him home. After a night spent in sheepfold, the fool was sent back to the town…


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 1st, 2015 (Limited) by Clarius Entertainment, released as A Fool
International Releases: November 20th, 2015 (Wide), released as A Fool (China)
November 26th, 2015 (Limited), released as A Fool (Australia)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Keywords: Betrayal, Life on a Farm, Life in a Small Town, Organized Crime, Government Corruption, China, Satire
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Hebei Maxiya Culture Communication, Shandong Jiabo Culture Development, Yeyu Shijian Film Investment, Beijing Ruyi Xinxin Film Investment, Beijing Blue Diamond Culture Media, Xiamen Meitu Technology, Zhonghui Huashang Culture Media, Beijing Haihua Sun Culture Media
Production Countries: China

Leading Cast

   Ma Ji/Latiaozi
   Jin Zhizi

Supporting Cast

Wang Xuebing    Li Datou
Wang Xufeng    Li Laosan
Su Erdong    Village Head
Wang Lan    Female Shopkeeper
Zeng Zixuan    Li Datou’s Wife
Li Li    Yang
Su Xiaogang    Da Wang

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Production and Technical Credits

Jianbin Chen    Screenwriter
Hu Xuewen    Story based on the novel by
Song Xianqiang    Producer
Fang Yuan    Editor
Jia Tienan    Composer
Xie Tianxiang    Director of Photography
Zhai Tao    Art Director
Chen Yuye    Costume Designer
Zhuang Yan    Visual Effects Supervisor

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 11/26/2015 $7,431 5 5 8 $13,041 12/7/2015
China 11/20/2015 $0 0 0 0 $3,220,000 12/7/2016
International Total$3,233,041 12/7/2016

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