American Dreams in China

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American Dreams in China
American Dreams in China poster.jpg
Directed byPeter Chan
Produced byPeter Chan
Release date
  • May 17, 2013 (2013-05-17) (China)
Running time
112 minutes
CountryChina
LanguageMandarin English
Box officeUS$87.6 million[1]

American Dreams in China (Chinese: 中国合伙人; pinyin: Zhōngguó héhuǒ rén; literally: "Chinese (business) partners") is a 2013 Chinese film directed by Peter Chan and starring Huang Xiaoming, Deng Chao, and Tong Dawei.[2] It was shown at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[3] It is based on the story of New Oriental.

Plot[edit]

Three young men from poor backgrounds achieve success by establishing a reputable English teaching school.

Cast[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Category Recipient Result
29th Golden Rooster Awards Best Picture American Dreams in China Won
Best Director Peter Chan Won
Best Actor Huang Xiaoming Won
Best Supporting Actress Du Juan Nominated
Best Writing Zhou Zhiyong/Zhang Ji/Lin Aihua Nominated
Best Cinematographer Du Kefeng Nominated
15th Huabiao Awards[4] Outstanding Film American Dreams in China Won
Best Original Screenplay Zhou Zhiyong/Zhang Ji Won
Best Director Outside the Mainland Peter Chan Won
Outstanding Actor Huang Xiaoming Won
50th Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards Best Supporting Actor Tong Dawei Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Zhou Zhiyong/Zhang Ji/Lin Aihua Nominated
Best Makeup & Costume Design Wu Lilu Nominated
Best Film Editing Xiao Yang Nominated
10th Guangzhou Student Film Festival Most Popular Film American Dreams in China Won
Most Popular Actor Huang Xiaoming, Deng Chao & Tong Dawei Won
33rd Hong Kong Film Award Best Supporting Actor Tong Dawei Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Du Juan Nominated
Best New Performer Nominated
4th Beijing International Film Festival Best Picture American Dreams in China Nominated
12th Changchun Film Festival Best Director Peter Chan Won
Best Actor Huang Xiaoming Won
Best Supporting Actor Tong Dawei Won
Best Cinematography Du Kefeng Won
32nd Hundred Flowers Awards Best Picture American Dreams in China Nominated
Best Actor Huang Xiaoming Won
Best Supporting Actor Tong Dawei Won
10th Chinese American Film Festival Best Actor Huang Xiaoming Won
3rd Hamilton Behind The Camera Awards Best Makeup & Costume Design Wu Lilu Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kevin Ma (2013-10-24). "China box office up 35% in 2013". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 2014-01-21. Retrieved 2013-12-27.
  2. ^ "中国合伙人American Dreams in China (2013)". movie.mtime.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 2013-06-14.
  3. ^ "Toronto film festival 2013: the full line-up". The Guardian. London. 2013-07-23. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  4. ^ http://english.cntv.cn/program/cultureexpress/20131227/104665.shtml

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