Cock and Bull (film)

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Cock and Bull
Cock and Bull (film) poster.jpeg
Poster
Chinese追凶者也
Directed byCao Baoping
StarringLiu Ye
Zhang Yi
Duan Bowen
Wang Ziwen
Tan Zhuo
Wang Yanhui
Yan Bei
Sun Lei
Production
companies
Hehe (Shanghai) Pictures
Dream Sky Entertainment
Shanghai Qianyi Zhicheng Culture & Media
Xingguang Maite Media Group
Shanghai Film Group
Wanda Media
Beijing Biaozhun Yingxiang Media[1]
Distributed byHuaxia Film Distribution
Sihai Distribution Association
Lianrui (Shanghai) Pictures
Hehe (Shanghai) Pictures
Beijing Zhonglian Huameng Media Investment
Shanghai Tao Piao Piao Entertainment
Tianjin Huyu Times Technology[1]
Release date
  • June 17, 2016 (2016-06-17) (Shanghai)
  • September 14, 2016 (2016-09-14)
Running time
113 minutes[1]
CountryChina
LanguageMandarin
Box officeCN¥135.89 million

Cock and Bull (Chinese: 追凶者也) is a 2016 Chinese crime comedy drama film directed by Cao Baoping and starring Liu Ye, Zhang Yi, Duan Bowen, Wang Ziwen, Tan Zhuo, Wang Yanhui, Yan Bei and Sun Lei.[2] It was released in China on September 14, 2016.[1]

Synopsis[edit]

When a murder occurs in a small town in Southeast China, a local mechanic, known for his honesty, comes under suspicion. When the police target him to take the fall, he’s forced to try and exonerate himself, uncovering a number of disturbing facts, most much bigger than the initial crime.

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

The film has grossed CN¥135.89 million at the Chinese box office.[1]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref.
19th Shanghai International Film Festival Best Film Cock and Bull Nominated
Best Actor Liu Ye Won
8th International Chinese Film Festival Best Director Cao Baoping Won
8th China Film Director's Guild Awards Best Actor Zhang Yi Won
31st Golden Rooster Awards Best Supporting Actor Zhang Yi Nominated [3]
12th Chinese Young Generation Film Forum Awards Best New Sound Mixer Dukar Tserang Won
17th Chinese Film Media Awards Best Supporting Actor Zhang Yi Nominated [4]
24th Beijing College Student Film Festival Best Director Cao Baoping Nominated
Best Screenplay Cao Baoping, Zhang Tianhui, Yang Jianjun Nominated
Best Actor Zhang Yi Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "追凶者也(2016)". cbooo.cn (in Chinese). Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "追凶者也 (2016)". movie.douban.com (in Chinese). douban.com. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  3. ^ "金鸡奖提名:《潘金莲》领跑 范冰冰周冬雨再争影后". ifeng (in Chinese). August 16, 2017.
  4. ^ "第17届华语电影传媒盛典公布提名名单". Mtime (in Chinese). August 29, 2017.

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