The World

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Release Date: March 18, 2005

2h 13m | Drama

A young dancer, her security-guard boyfriend and others work at World Park, a bizarre cross-pollination of Las Vegas and Epcot Center where visitors can interact with famous international monuments without ever leaving the Bejing suburbs.

Daily lavish shows are performed amongst replicas of the Taj Mahal, the Eiffel Tower, St. Mark's Square, Big Ben, the Pyramids and even the Twin Towers. But working beyond the kitsch potential, 'The World' casts a compassionate eye on the daily loves, friendships and desperate dreams of these provincial workers.

Director: Jia Zhang-Ke
Studio: Cinéma Du Parc
Producer(s): Chow Keung, Hengameh Panahi, Shozo Ichiyama
Cast: Zhao Tao, Chen Taisheng, Jing Jue, Jiang Zhongwei, Wang Yiqun, Wang Hongwei
Writer(s): Jia Zhang-ke

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