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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

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Jianbin Chen ...
Ji Sunsi
Quan Ren ...
Yan Hui
Yi Lu ...
Ji Sunfei
Lu Yao ...
The Ruler of Lu
Kai Li ...
Wife of Confucius
Ban Wang ...
Shu Sunwu
Huanshan Xu ...
Laozi, the Sage of Daoism
Jingwu Ma ...
The Ruler of Qi
Yanjun Bi ...
The Ruler of Wei
Huichun Wang ...
Li Chu
Wenbo Li ...
Zilu
Ma Qiang ...
Ran Qiu
Kan Jinming ...
Zigong
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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

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Stunning, gripping & intense epic story!!
11 March 2010 | by (SF. Calif. USA) – See all my reviews

I came inches close to missing this gorgeous epic tale & cannot understand how few posters could feel negative. Unless they're not fans of Asian films or fake posters with motives against the film's makers? But I am so glad I decided not to believe their reviews. First of all, Yun Fat Chow is not going to turn down a major role in Red Cliff to be in another bio-story type film not just as amazing. And this film was far from long & drawn out. If you're a fan of most popular Chinese epic films than you'll love this! Every camera shot was gorgeous as with the costumes. It's rare to find present epic Asian films that aren't tastefully shot anyway. The color was stunning, and the interpretation of the classic tale was unique with plots that never disappoint. Xun Zhou was as beautiful & cunning as she was in Painted Skin which I watched 4 x's, lol. With all the characters, the actors each held such a powerful presence. It's very tough to develop any character singularly while you have so many important characters with their own mythos and chronicles, but each actor really held up professionally! The amazing battle sequences & periods of war were not drawn out(thank God). And formations, strategies & clever weapons take centerstage in the first major confrontation with Confucius advising the King.

Confucious is a solid film that is both a mega blockbuster and quality film-making--------One of the best films ever...epic, complex, realistic, emotionally engaging and unforgettable


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