The Missing Gun (2002)
Small-town Chinese policeman Ma Shan wakes up the morning after his cousin's wedding to discover that his gun has been stolen. Facing a three-year prison term, Ma Shan begins a relentless search to track it down. Among the people he encounters on his frantic mission are a powerful businessman, a former lover, and a liquor bootlegger, but when the gun is linked to a murder, the stakes get even higher. Jiang Wen, Ning Jing, and Xiaoping Wei star in this gripping story reminiscent of Akira Kurosawa's "Stray Dog." 90 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: Mandarin Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish. In Mandarin with English subtitles.