SU ZHOU HE (2000)

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  • SUZHOU HE Alternative
  • SUZHOU RIVER Alternative

Synopsis

Drama. The Suzhou River is one of the main waterways in Shanghai, and serves as the focus of the story of a video film-maker who is reminiscing about a former lover. The lover, Meimei, was a nightclub dancer who suddenly disappeared. The story moves on to focus on a motorcycle courier who is employed by a businessman to take his daughter to her aunt every day, while he entertains various women. Although the two fall in love, the courier nevertheless allows himself to become embroiled in a plot to kidnap the girl. When she finds out, the girl throws herself into the river. Years pass, and the courier, returning to Shanghai after a spell in prison, encounters the nightclub dancer, Meimei, and believes she is his lost love.

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