Trailer [2]: ‘Ping Pong: The Triumph’

By   |  Feb 8, 2023

‘Ping Pong: The Triumph’ (中国乒乓之绝地反击 / Ping-Pong of China) is a 2023 Chinese sports drama directed by Deng Chao and Yu Baimei.

Based on true events, the film follows the Chinese men’s table tennis team as they attempt to turn their fortunes around at the 1995 World Table Tennis Championships. The cast includes Deng ChaoSun Li, Xu Weizhou, Duan Bowen, Cai Yida, Ding Guansen, Sun Xilun, Alan Aruna, Wu Jing, and Yu Haoming.

Synopsis: In the early 1990s, when the Chinese men’s table tennis team was at a low ebb, Cai Zhenhua, who was then the head coach of the men’s team, was tasked to form a new team, leading Ma Wenge, Wang Tao, Ding Song, Liu Guoliang and Kong Linghui, the “Five Tiger Generals”, to finally fight back to the top in the 1995 World Table Tennis Championship in Tianjin after a period of hard training. [© Far East Films]

‘Ping Pong: The Triumph’ opens across China on February 17, 2023.

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