Titel: Rang zidan fei (Let The Bullets Fly) - 让子弹飞
Medium: 1 DVD
ISBN: 978-7-7989-8123-0, 9787798981230
Regie: 姜文 Jiang Wen
Schauspieler: 周润发 Chow Yun-Fat，葛优 Ge You，姜文 Jiang Fen …
Sprache: Chinesisch (Mandarin)
Untertitel: Chinesisch (Mandarin)
Region code: code free
Let the Bullets Fly is a 2010 Mainland China-Hong Kong co-production action comedy film written and directed by Jiang Wen, based on a story by Ma Shitu, a famous Sichuanese writer. The film is set in Sichuan during the 1920s when the bandit Zhang (Jiang Wen) descends upon a town posing as its new mayor. The film also stars Chow Yun-fat, Carina Lau, Ge You, Chen Kun and Zhou Yun.
With its two versions (one in Mandarin and one in Sichuanese), the film broke several box office records in Mainland China and Hong Kong, and has received critical acclaim, when it was released. Let the Bullets Fly grossed 730 million yuan (US$111.1 million) in box office, becoming the highest grossing domestic film in China's cinematic history.
Set in China during the warring 1920s, the bandit "Pocky" Zhang Mazi (Jiang Wen) and the other bandits ambush a conman; Tang(Ge You) who is posing as the Governor Ma Bandage with is wife. Zhang then proceeds to Goosetown taking Tang's place as the local governor. Tang becomes his counselor, while Tang's wife poses as Zhang's wife. Zhang's aim at this position is opposed by local mobster Master Huang (Chow Yun Fat) who lives in his fortified citadel overlooking the town. While Tang is aware of Huang's previous financial arrangement with the town's former governor, Zhang is not interested in sharing his wealth with a crook he finds to be as unworthy as himself. A deadly mind game between Zhang and Huang ensure with Master six (Zhang's godson), Zhang's "wife", Two and eveutally Tang as casualties. Zhang wins in the end, by means of sedition and deception, ousting Huang by his own deception.