Acclaimed Chinese Crime Flick MR. SIX Rolls Out This Weekend, Check Out The Latest Fabulous Trailer!

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Acclaimed Chinese Crime Flick MR. SIX Rolls Out This Weekend, Check Out The Latest Fabulous Trailer!
Widely praised on the festival circuit - having hit both Venice and Toronto on its successful run - Guan Hu's slick Chinese crime film Mr. Six hits Chinese screens on December 24th with China Lion releasing the picture day and date throughout the US, UK and Canada on that same date with US preview screenings hitting New York LA and San Francisco this weekend and we've got a fantastic new trailer to share. Here's how Toronto described it:

This thrilling new film from gifted auteur Guan Hu (Cow) immerses us in the crime-riddled labyrinth of Beijing's rapidly changing underworld. Based on actual events, Mr. Six is the story of a fascinating man whose life reflects the history of a nation.

In a welcome return to acting, great Beijing writer-director Feng Xiaogang stars as the mysterious Mr. Six. Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a hutong, or narrow alley.

One day Six's son, Xiaobo (Li Yifeng), is abducted by some spoiled punks after scratching their precious Ferrari. Mr. Six, who has been diagnosed with a serious heart condition, realizes that he must do whatever it takes to get his son back and forge a meaningful bond with him while there is still time -- even if that means returning to the life he thought he had left behind. Beijing's new generation of thugs are all flash and no ethics, but Mr. Six, calling on a few friends from his past for assistance, finds that the old ways can still be used to get a difficult job done.

With Guan's impeccable narrative power behind the camera and Feng's subtle character-making magic in front of it, Mr. Six sees a panoply of diverse talents come together to tell a gripping story that bridges Chinas old and new.

Check out the trailer below! And find all the screening locations on the official China Lion site!

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