• Released
  • August 31, 2012
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 44 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign
The Bullet Vanishes Synopsis
Mysterious circumstances surround a girl's death at a bullet factory.
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75

Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
It's a prevailing sense of decency that explains why The Bullet Vanishes is such an effective tonic for summer-movie fatigue.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
A stylish period thriller set in 1930's Shanghai, The Bullet Vanishes is one of the more striking Chinese imports.
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70

Village Voice

When two charming detectives are sent in to detect stuff, the movie comes to life with their antsy, noose-escaping, quasi-vaudevillian...
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Any caseworking suspense is drowned out by an over-abundance of visual pizazz: disjointed shootouts, arbitrary camera angles and...
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Chinese Sherlock Holmes meets a Western

By not-for-all
This Chinese movie is a mix of Sherlock Holmes and Westerns, but has a sip of carnival and a half a spoon of cabaret... Cinematography┬┤s first class. Handsome acting. Fun, light, bright, beautiful....

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Rated NR