Life Hotel (Mandarin, Eng Sub)

119 min | 11 July 2024

Mature themes and violence

Recently released from prison, Li Qingrang finds himself entangled in a series of conspiracies at the the Lai Fu Hotel

Li Qingrang (played by Huang Xuan), a former street gangster, reenters society after his release from prison, only to face a myriad of challenges. During this tumultuous time, he unexpectedly reconnects with an old friend, Wang Daji (played by Dong Baoshi), who introduces him to a suspicious opportunity at the “Home for the Sick”, Lai Fu Hotel. This seemingly benign place harbours secretive dealings, but the nature of these transactions remains unclear. Meanwhile, Li Qingrang's life becomes even more complicated when he encounters the formidable owner of the Lai Fu Hotel (played by Liu Yan), leading to a series of thrilling events. As Li navigates through layers of conspiracy and conflict, he finds himself torn between the patients at the "Home for the Sick," who come to feel like family, and the lucrative temptations presented by former acquaintances. Amidst these challenges, the fate of "Home for the Sick" Lai Fu Hotel hangs in the balance.

Director
Bowen Liu
Cast
Yan Liu, Xuan Huang
Genre
Drama
Rating
M (Mature themes and violence)
Release Date
11 July 2024
Runtime
119 min