DirectorBruce Beresford Initial DVD releaseJuly 24, 2007 (USA) Duration CountryChina
WriterGong Xiangdong, Lu Xuechang Release dateChina:
March 17, 2006 CastMorgan Freeman (Frank Carden), John Cusack (Ray Keene), Jamie Anderson (Chris Keene), Megan Dodds (Sandra), Alice Krige (Agent Gwen Miles) Similar moviesMorgan Freeman appears in The Contract and Edison
Lease Wife (Chinese: 租期; pinyin: Zū Qī) is a 2006 drama film directed by Lu Xuechang, and is the story of a man who pays a prostitute to pretend to be his wife when he goes back to his village to visit his family. It is also known as The Contract.
Lease Wife is Lu's fourth feature film and stars Li Jiaxuan as the prostitute, Lily, and Pan Yueming as the businessman, Guo Jiaju, who hires her.