China 3000 years ago. It's the time of the Qin dynasty. The emperor seeks immortality by busily letting his alchemists search for a formula and building the famous terracotta army from the ... See full summary »

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Tian Fong
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Winter / Lili Chu
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Bai Yun Fei (as Yung Kang Yu)
Suk Bung Luk ...
Lo Cheung Chiu ...
General Kam
Hian Cheung Ng ...
Mong Tee
Pok Man Tse ...
Tsui Fok
Tinx Chiu Chow ...
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Hong Choon Fok ...
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Kim Cheung ...
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Siu Wah Tsui ...
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Han Shan Fung ...
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Shean Hing Ma ...
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Wai Chung Chu ...
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Hok Kong Chan ...
Necromancer
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China 3000 years ago. It's the time of the Qin dynasty. The emperor seeks immortality by busily letting his alchemists search for a formula and building the famous terracotta army from the bodies of outlaws and the condemned. This is the time Mong Tiang Fong and court lady Twon fall deeply in love. Such a thing is not tolerated at the court and when their relationship is discovered both are sentenced to death. In the meantime the alchemists have discovered the formula of immortality, but decide to destroy their work. However Twon gets possession of one immortality pill which she manages to give to Tiang Fong before he's made a terracotta warrior too. China 1930. While on location a film crew discovers parts of the grave of emperor Qin guarded by the terracotta warriors. Tiang Fong, being immortal, awakes... Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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Great movie!
12 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

If you liked Chinese Ghost Story or Beijing Opera Blues then you'll like this one too. Gong Li is beautiful as always and so are the scenes... I really enjoyed this film! Can't wait to see it on DVD/LD! :)


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