Desires of the Heart

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Desires of the Heart
Traditional 桃花運
Simplified 桃花运
Mandarin Táohuā Yùn
Directed by Ma Liwen
Produced by John Chong
Henry Fong
Stephen Lam
Cheung Hong Tat
Song Dai
Written by Ma Liwen
Starring Vivian Wu
Ge You
Fan Bingbing
Cong Shan
Production
company
Sil-Metropole Organization Ltd.
Distributed by Sil-Metropole Organization Ltd.
Release dates
  • November 20, 2008 (2008-11-20) (China)
  • December 18, 2008 (2008-12-18) (Hong Kong)
Running time 107 minutes
Country China
Language Mandarin
Box office ¥20 million

Desires of the Heart is a 2008 Chinese romantic comedy film directed and written by Ma Liwen, starring Vivian Wu, Ge You, Fan Bingbing, and Cong Shan.[1][2][3][4] The film was first released in China on 20 November 2008, and grossed over ¥20 million.

Cast[edit]

  • Vivian Wu as Ye Shengying.
  • Ge You as the swindler who cheats women.[5]
  • Fan Bingbing as a woman with a pair of glasses who was cheated by the swindler.
  • Cong Shan as a woman who was cheated by the swindler.

Other[edit]

  • Chen Jin as a middle-aged women who was cheated by the swindler.
  • Guo Tao as Zhang Su.
  • Yuen Qiu as Gao Yajuan.
  • Mei Ting as Zhang Ying.
  • Geng Le as Zhao Da.
  • Song Jia as Lin Cong.
  • Li Chen as Guan Xiang.
  • Li Xiaolu as Xiao Mei.
  • Duan Yihong as Zong Yang.
  • Liu Zhenyun as Wei Xiang, Ye Shengying's former husband.
  • Baty Chen as Wei Xiang's lover.
  • Li Na as Zhang Ying's girlfriend.
  • Gao Fei as Zhang Ying's girlfriend.

Box office[edit]

It grossed ¥2 million on its first day,[6] and it grossed ¥20 million on its opening weekend.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Desires of the Heart (2008)". 
  2. ^ "Desires of the Heart". 
  3. ^ "Desires of the Heart". 
  4. ^ ""Desires of the Heart" in promotion in Xi´an". Cultural China. Retrieved 2008-11. 
  5. ^ "Ge You: 'Maybe I look like a liar'". China.org. Retrieved 2009. 
  6. ^ "11.23内地电影票房:《桃花运》大热北方" (in Chinese). Sohu. Retrieved 2008-12. 
  7. ^ "《桃花运》票房破2000万打赢首轮"贺岁战"" (in Chinese). Sina. Retrieved 2008-11. 

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