Xiao Wu (The Pickpocket) (1998)
Release Date: Feb 1, 2000 Limited
Average Rating: 3.8/5
User Ratings: 373
Jia Zhang Ke made his directorial debut with this low-budget 16mm film shot in his hometown with non-professional actors. Small time Fenyang thief and pickpocket Xiao Wu is insulted when a now-respectable former thief doesn't send him a wedding invitation. At a karaoke bar, Xiao Wu meets Mei Mei, instructed to join him because she won't sing or dance. The two are on the brink of a relationship, but she soon departs. He visits his parents in a neighboring village, encountering rejection yet
Feb 1, 2000 Limited
Hu Tong Communication
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