Dying to Survive 我不是药神 stars Xu Zheng (A or B) as Cheng Yong, a man suffering from chronic myeloid leukemia who sources a generic cancer drug Veenat from India and resells it in China with the help of fellow patient Lv Shouyi (Wang Chuanjun). Zhou Yiwei plays the cop that is hot on their heels.

Tan Zhuo costars as a mother who dances at night clubs to earn her daughter’s hospital fees, and Yang Xinming plays a devout priest.

Directed by Wen Muye (Cities in Love) and supervised by Ning Hao (Crazy Stone), the film is based on a true case, and will be released in theatres on July 6th. 

Initial teaser, BTS

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