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Tangshan dadizhen

Feng Xiaogang China, 2010

Michael Harbour's rating of the film Aftershock

Shoots for tear-jerk melodrama but, with a few exceptions, fails to be as affecting as apparently hoped. Not a bad movie - and well filmed, so it's a good looking movie - but ultimately, rather ordinary. The performances are good with the exception of the one white guy whose delivery is painfully stilted.