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Ron Hutchinson (written by)
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Release Date:
2 June 2007 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The series follows the adventures and discoveries of the Venetian, Marco Polo. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Ian Somerhalder ... Marco Polo

BD Wong ... Pedro
Desiree Ann Siahaan ... Temulun / Kensai

Brian Dennehy ... Kublai Khan
Kay Tong Lim ... Lord Chenchu
Christian Lee ... Cogatai

Luo Yan ... Chabi

Michael Chow Man-Kin ... Chi (as Michael Chow)
Mark Jax ... Niccolo Polo

Alan Shearman ... Maffeo Polo

Michael O'Hagan ... Old Marco Polo
Ramin Razaghi Sefati ... Persian Physician (as Rumin Razagh)
Jiaolong Sun ... Chonggu (as Sun Jiao Long)
Zi Ge Fang ... Achmath (as Fang Ge)

Rodger Bumpass ... Rustigielo
Paul Cascante ... Persian Ambassador
Simon Xu ... Vanchu

Daxing Zhang ... Rebel Governor
Joann Connor ... Polo's Italian Servant (as Joanna Connor)
Richard Harding Gardner ... Italian Priest #1

Keagan Kang ... Italian Priest #2
Donald Harrison ... Last Rites Priest
Hsu Ming ... Torturer
Nicolas Lee ... Headman of the Mongol
Tan Jian Chang ... Honshu
Er Cha Huo ... Mongol Cavalry Leader
Si Le Hu ... Little Kensai
Robert Vicencio ... Achmath's Henchman
Kar Hoong Thor ... Astrologer (as Kah Hoong Thor)
Kee Thuan Chye ... Chief Map Maker

Yu Beng Lim ... Burmese Priest (as Lim Yu-Beng)

Thomas Lim ... Expedition Mongol Soldier
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Melissa Sue Anderson ... Mother (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Kevin Connor 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ron Hutchinson (written by)

Produced by
Robert Halmi Jr. .... executive producer
Robert Halmi Sr. .... executive producer
Robert Halmi Sr. .... producer
Er-Dong Liu .... line producer
Matthew O'Connor .... producer
Michael O'Connor .... producer
Shan Tam .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ken Thorne 
 
Cinematography by
Thomas Burstyn 
 
Film Editing by
Barry Peters 
 
Casting by
PoPing AuYeung 
 
Production Design by
Horace Ma 
 
Production Management
Er-Dong Liu .... production manager (as Liu Er Dong)
Lian-Yu Sun .... assistant production manager
Danny Xu Dan .... assistant production manager
Xao Feng Zheng .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Josephine Yuk Lun Chan .... second assistant director
Thomas Chow .... first assistant director
Derek Hui .... third assistant director
Mao Mao .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Andrew Domachowski .... lead concept artist
Warren Flanagan .... production illustrator
 
Sound Department
Anke Bakker .... sound supervisor
Jay Cheetham .... background sound editor
Dario DiSanto .... foley editor
Kris Fenske .... sound designer
James Fonnyadt .... sound designer
David Green .... machine room engineer
Dave Hibbert .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Holmgren .... boom operator
Graeme Hughes .... sound re-recording mixer
Andre Iwanchuk .... dialogue editor
Devan Kraushar .... supervising sound editor
Eric Lamontagne .... sound mixer
Glen Noseworthy .... adr mixer
Ryan Nowak .... sound effects editor
Mike Paprocki .... sound effects editor
David Scott .... sound effects editor
Joshua Stevenson .... assistant dialogue editor
Andy Welker .... adr recordist
Matthew Wilson .... sound effects editor
 
Visual Effects by
Christopher Ahrens .... visual effects artist
Matt Belbin .... digital effects editor
Jayson Castro .... visual effects production assistant
Bob Dewald .... digital effects editor
Jean-Luc Dinsdale .... visual effects set supervisor
Annabelle Kent .... digital compositor
Lionel Lim .... digital compositor
Mladen Miholjcic .... senior CGI artist: Anthem Visual Effects
Les Quinn .... cg supervisor
Bryce Rieger .... digital compositor
Lisa K. Sepp .... visual effects producer: Anthem Visual Effects (as Lisa Sepp-Wilson)
Philippe Thibault .... digital compositor
Lee Wilson .... visual effects supervisor: Anthem Visual Effects
 
Stunts
Chuanyong Cheng .... stunt performer
Wei Bing Hua .... stunt performer
Chong Chong Liu .... stunt performer
Kong Ling Ping .... stunt performer
Peng Ren .... stunt performer
De Ming Wang .... stunt performer
Liu Jun Wei .... stunt performer
Liu Jun Xiang .... stunt performer
Ni Yu Zheng .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Findlay .... steadicam operator
Julie Garceau .... digital imaging technician
Ian R.C. Levine .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Trig Singer .... camera operator
Noah Weinzweig .... camera operator
Jimmy Wong .... director of photography: second unit
 
Casting Department
Kimberly Hope .... casting associate
Wendy Wang Wei .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Chris Boettcher .... assistant editor: avid
Seán Travers .... colorist
Graham Tucker .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Rich Walters .... music editor
 
Other crew
Sherrie Dai .... assistant to producer
Warren Demer .... assistant accountant
Peter Eardley .... production accountant
Nancy Heller .... office manager: Anthem Visual Effects
Krista Johnston .... rights and clearances
Christine Lalande .... continuity supervisor
Christina O'Shea-Daly .... executive in charge of production - RHI
Bill Wang .... production accountant
Sheila Woodley .... accountant
 

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Germany:165 min | USA:131 min (Hallmark /RHI TV version) | USA:174 min (DVD)
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20 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Waste of time, 15 October 2007
Author: diddy-11 from Sweden

Don't you just love the fact that everybody, and I mean everybody speaks English in this movie. Regardless if they're Italian merchants, afghan doctors, poor Mongol peasants, Mongol nobles or even Persian warriors. At first the actors at least speak with an accent. But further into the movie the actors forget to add the accent. I thought that the first problem an Italian guy would have when he arrives in 13th century China is to communicate, but not in this movie. The makers of the movie doesn't even pretend that there are difficulties in communicating, which is common in other movies, even if they both speak English.

To add to the credibility of this movie the roll of Kublai Khan is played by Brian Dennehy. Don't get me wrong, I like Brian Dennehy as an actor. But he hardly looks like a Khan of the Mongol Empire. The makers of the movie, again, doesn't seem to care. At least his character gets old. Which is not something you could say about Marco Polo, played by Ian Somerhalder. The only difference in his appearance is when he's in the prison in Genoa. And the difference? You guessed it! They add more beard to his face.

Overall a very bad movie. It's not worth wasting your time on.

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