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The New King Of Comedy (DVD) (Japan Version) DVD Region 2

Stephen Chow (Director, Producer, Writer) | Wang Bao Qiang (Actor) | E Jing Wen (Actor) | Zhang Qi (Actor)
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The New King Of Comedy (DVD) (Japan Version)
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Twenty years after the classic King of Comedy, Stephen Chow returns with The New King of Comedy! The comedy king writes and directs an updated story about the trials and tribulations of a passionate bit actor who just needs a break. Continuing his tradition of discovering new actresses, Chow picked the relatively unknown E Jingwen to be the plucky star of the Chinese New Year blockbuster alongside Wang Baoqiang. Filled with nostalgic references to the original King of Comedy, the film is a classic Stephen Chow underdog story with awkward heroes, ridiculous gags, nonsensical comedy and that uncanny ability to stir hearts with tragicomic turns and bittersweet tenacity.

Dreamy (E Jingwen) is a background actor who has been futilely chasing her dreams at Hengdian World Studios for over ten years. With her plain appearances, not-so young age and shameless hamming, she constantly gets rejected and mocked even as an extra. But still, Dreamy believes and persists. She's elated when she gets selected for a film starring her childhood idol Marco (Wang Baoqiang), but the arrogant has-been turns out to be a bad actor who lashes out at everyone on set. Shaken awake by Marco's ill treatment and her boyfriend's betrayal, the disillusioned Dreamy realizes it may finally be time to give up on her dream.

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Product Title: The New King Of Comedy (DVD) (Japan Version) 新喜劇之王 (DVD)(日本版) 新喜剧之王 (DVD)(日本版) 新喜劇王 The New King Of Comedy (DVD) (Japan Version)
Artist Name(s): Wang Bao Qiang (Actor) | E Jing Wen (Actor) | Zhang Qi (Actor) | Tenky Tin | Zhang Quan Dan (Actor) | Jing Ru Yang (Actor) | Huang Xiao Peng (Actor) | Cai Zhe Rui (Actor) | Miao Yi Lun (Actor) | Zhou Yun Shu (Actor) 王寶強 (Actor) | 鄂 靖文 (Actor) | 張琪 (Actor) | 田啟文 | 張 全蛋 (Actor) | 景 如洋 (Actor) | 黃 驍鵬 (Actor) | 蔡 哲睿 (Actor) | 苗 溢倫 (Actor) | 周 雲淑 (Actor) 王宝强 (Actor) | 鄂 靖文 (Actor) | 张琪 (Actor) | 田启文 | 张 全蛋 (Actor) | 景 如洋 (Actor) | 黄 骁鹏 (Actor) | 蔡 哲睿 (Actor) | 苗 溢伦 (Actor) | 周 云淑 (Actor) 王宝強 (ワン・バオチャン) (Actor) | E Jing Wen (Actor) | 張[王其](チャン・チー) (Actor) | 田啓文 (ティン・カイマン) | Zhang Quan Dan (Actor) | Jing Ru Yang (Actor) | Huang Xiao Peng (Actor) | Cai Zhe Rui (Actor) | Miao Yi Lun (Actor) | Zhou Yun Shu (Actor) 왕보강 (Actor) | E Jing Wen (Actor) | Zhang Qi (Actor) | Tenky Tin | Zhang Quan Dan (Actor) | Jing Ru Yang (Actor) | Huang Xiao Peng (Actor) | Cai Zhe Rui (Actor) | Miao Yi Lun (Actor) | Zhou Yun Shu (Actor)
Director: Stephen Chow | Herman Yau 周 星馳 | 邱禮濤 周 星驰 | 邱礼涛 周星馳(チャウ・シンチー) | 邱禮濤(ハーマン・ヤウ) 주성치 | Yau Lai To
Producer: Stephen Chow 周 星馳 周 星驰 周星馳(チャウ・シンチー) 주성치
Writer: Stephen Chow 周 星馳 周 星驰 周星馳(チャウ・シンチー) 주성치
Release Date: 2020-09-02
Publisher Product Code: TWDS-1183
Language: Cantonese
Subtitles: Japanese
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 2 - Japan, Europe, South Africa, Greenland and the Middle East (including Egypt) What is it?
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1094637439

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[アーティスト/ キャスト]
エ・ジンウェン / チャウ・シンチー (出演、監督、脚本、製作) / ワン・バオチャン / 日向大介 (音楽)


製作国 : 香港 (Hong Kong)

映画女優になる夢を抱くモン。しかし、万年エキストラのまま、回ってくる仕事は顔すら映らない端役や死体の役ばかり。ある日、役作りのプチ整形顔がスタッフの目に止まり、かつてのスター俳優マー主演の超大作「白雪姫 血のチャイナタウン」に抜擢された。だがマーは演技も性格も最低最悪。過去の栄光にすがるトラブルメーカーだった。落ちぶれ俳優マーと、底辺から脱しようと奮闘するモン。やがてこの出会いが、2人の人生を大きく変えていく──!!


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Average Customer Rating for All Editions of this Product: Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10 (1)

Kevin Kennedy
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July 20, 2021

This customer review refers to The New King Of Comedy (2019) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version)
1 people found this review helpful

Another quality Stephen Chow film Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
In Stephen Chow's film 'The New King of Comedy', E Jing Wen stars as Dreamy, an actress wannabe who has spent the last ten years of her life getting occasional (often humiliating) work as an extra in movies, while dreaming of making it big as a movie star. Her parents have lost patience with their daughter's dead-end dream, but Dreamy is a 'never say die' gal who refuses to be deterred.

Dreamy's biggest claim to fame is as a bit player in a WeChat video in which Marco (Wang Bao Qiang), a formerly famous and hopelessly self-infatuated actor is scared into peeing his pants. The video goes viral, and relaunches Marco's career.

Meanwhile, Dreamy's avaricious boyfriend Charlie (Zhang Quan Dan) has his own big dreams of a start-up tech company that needs financing. Dreamy takes a second job to generate additional cash for him. But while she is slaving to help him, she learns that Charlie simply is using her. The disappointment drives her to give up all of her dreams. But someone from her past seeks to encourage her...

'The New King of Comedy' is a film with a big heart and a lot of laughs. E Jing Wen is a revelation, delivering a warm, winning performance. This film is highly recommended for all audiences.
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