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Happy Times (2000)

102 min - Drama, Comedy - 31 December 2000
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Zhao is an old laid-off worker who's dreaming of getting married. After trying unsuccessful proposals, he finally pair off with a gargantuan divorcée with two children. She, however, demands a lavish wedding and that Zhao finds a job and another place to stay for her blind step-daughter. Pretending he's the General Manager of a non-existent posh hotel "Happy Times", Zhao had to find ways and means of keeping both mother and stepdaughter happy.

Director:  Zhang Yimou
Writers:  Gai Zi

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Zhao is an old laid-off worker who's dreaming of getting married. After trying unsuccessful proposals, he finally pair off with a gargantuan divorcée with two children. She, however, demands a lavish wedding and that Zhao finds a job and another place to stay for her blind step-daughter. Pretending he's the General Manager of a non-existent posh hotel "Happy Times", Zhao had to find ways and means of keeping both mother and stepdaughter happy.


Collections: Zhang Yimou

Genres: Drama, Comedy

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  31 December 2000

Box Office

Budget:  $1,900,000
Revenue:  $240,093

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 42 min

Zhao is an old laid-off worker who’s dreaming of getting married. After trying unsuccessful proposals, he finally pair off with a gargantuan divorcée with two children.