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Singing Behind Screens (2003)

Cantando dietro i paraventi (original title)
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Il vecchio capitano
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Vedova Ching
Sally Ming Zeo Ni ...
Confidente
Camillo Grassi ...
Nostromo
Makoto Kobayashi ...
Ammiraglio Ching
Li Xiang Yang ...
Supremo ammiraglio Kwo Lang
Wen Li Guang ...
Dignitario imperiale
Chen Ruohao ...
Emissario imperiale
Davide Dragonetti ...
Cliente ignaro
Alberto Capone ...
Cliente militare
Carlene Ko ...
Mery Red
Sultan Temir Omarov ...
Ammiraglio Thin Kwei
Bellini Zheng ...
Il piccolo Guiady
Gaowta Shara Azzolini ...
Piratessa
Xuwu Chen ...
Figlio del Cielo
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Cantando por Detrás das Cortinas  »

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Features La bella corsara (1928) See more »

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Sai ma
(Horse races) - traditional Chinese music
Interpreted by Chen Dacan
Published by Arc Music
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An all times tale... with a beautiful she-Pirate and a kind King (well, lets say an Emperor!)... with art & poetry!!

First of all, I must apologize on behalf of my Latin (Italian) blood!! I mean, if there is something I like... I really LIKE IT !! and let me say it again: I really loved & LIKED this film!! The script takes you back to those stories by Emilio Salgari about the Malasya's Tigers or even to those other Pirates at the Caribbean Sea. But this time, just sailing by the Sea of China... Oh sorry!! it is a little far away from the Hispaniola...? It must be the Butterfly Effect!! Changing places, from behind the screen to the open sea, or inside the Captain's Cabin to the beautiful Widow Ching's heart (Jun Ichikawa not only speaks Italian with Rome accent, but her eastern beauty has that touch too!!), or deep her (ours) thoughts, memories or dreams... who really knows? It is more than a tale for grown people that used to be children once upon a time... Lovely!! I really enjoy it!! Oh!! by the way, if you are planning to watch it with your kids, beware about some elegant & artistic views of Miss Ichikawa's beauty... just a few minutes before the end of the story... But don't loose the message that comes on the gorgeous kites... Lovely!! This is a film to enjoy it.


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