A Beautiful Life (Bu Zai Rang Ni Gu Dan) (2011) - Rotten Tomatoes

A Beautiful Life (Bu Zai Rang Ni Gu Dan) (2011)





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A beautiful real-estate agent (Peiru) gets drunk at a karaoke bar and throws up on a principled, lonely cop (Zhendong). Zhendong quickly falls for the flirtatious Peiru despite the fact that she's having a tortuous affair with a married man. As Peiru gradually abandons her materialistic values and falls in love with the good hearted Zhendong, it becomes apparent that he is suffering from a disease that is robbing him of his mental faculties.
Art House & International , Drama
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China Lion Film / Media Asia Films

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Ye Liu
as Fang Zhendong
Qi Shu
as Li Peiru
Tian Liang
as Fang Zhencong
Fairy Feng
as Xiaowan
Sa Rina
as Xiaowan's mother
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Critic Reviews for A Beautiful Life (Bu Zai Rang Ni Gu Dan)

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

Ye Liu gives a warm and tender performance, and Qi Shu sizzles, but the film [eventually] becomes too melodramatic and occasionally drags.

Full Review… | June 14, 2011
NYC Movie Guru

An uncommonly well sketched romantic drama, anchored by nice performances, about the tractor-beam allure that a certain type of wild, damaged women possess for a particular corresponding type of lonely men.

June 7, 2011
Screen International

Audience Reviews for A Beautiful Life (Bu Zai Rang Ni Gu Dan)

Amazing film, I loved it more towards the end but it is my favorite movie right now! The actors were great in this, Ye Liu did an amaing job playing Zhendong he was very believeable. I love Qi Shu

david Lee
david Lee

3 3/4's actually--Nice movie. Very, very slow. Only good for a quiet afternoon alone...

Cynthia S.
Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer


I really expected more from this. Since I read the review I expected it to really break my heart, and I'm not saying there aren't a few moments where I either smiled or felt upset, but still, I cannot consider it one of the best (like some reviews I've read out there), nor a tearjerker. I've seen movies that are even part of me now, unfortunately, this movie did not meet my expectations.

Carolina Villanueva
Carolina Villanueva

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