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Pickpocket (Xiao Wu)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:February 1, 2000
Running time:113 minutes
Cast:Wang Hong Wei, Hao HongJian, Zu BaiTao, Ma Jinrei, Liu Junying
Director:Jia ZhangKe
Producer:Li KitMing, Jia ZhangKe
Writer:Jia ZhangKe
Distributor:Hu Tong Communication

Description: Xiao Wu's relationship with the karaoke-bar hostess Mei-Mei gets off to a rocky start, but she is soon charmed by him. He soon thinks of her as his 'steady' and buys a pager so that she can contact him. Xiao Wu buys an expensive ring for Mei-Mei but learns that she has left the karaoke bar with some clients from Taiyuan and moved out of her home. He gives the ring instead to his mother during a visit to his family in the countryside - and is angry when he realises she has sold it. Back in Fenyang, he is caught trying to steal a wallet because his pager goes off. Arrested, he becomes an object of curiosity for passers-by.

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