|Directed by||Lü Yue|
|Produced by||Yang Hongguang, Liu Xiaodian|
|Written by||Lü Yue
|Music by||Wu Gang|
|Editing by||Zhai Rui|
15 August 1998
24 October 1998
|Running time||89 min.|
Mr. Zhao (simplified Chinese: 赵先生; traditional Chinese: 趙先生; pinyin: Zhào Xiānshēng) is a 1998 Chinese dark comedy film. It is the directorial debut of Lü Yue, already a well-established cinematographer for director Zhang Yimou.
Mr. Zhao tells the story of a philandering doctor living in Shanghai. His infidelity gets the best of him, however, when his mistress Tian Jing (Chen Yinan) announces she is pregnant, while his wife learns of his affair but refuses to grant a divorce.
- Shi Jingming as the titular Mr. Zhao, a teacher of Chinese medicine.
- Zhang Zhihua as his wife, a factory worker.
- Chen Yinan as Tian Jing, his student and now pregnant mistress.
- Moore, Daniel (1998-08-17). "Locarno fest honors 'Zhao'". Variety. Retrieved 2008-06-10.
- "Mr Zhao Variety Profiles". Variety. Retrieved 2008-06-10.[dead link]
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