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Director:
Writers:
Khan Chan (written by) &
Qitao Jiang (written by) ...
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Release Date:
28 January 2010 (China) See more »
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Plot:
The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius. | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
3 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Interesting and gripping movie with a wonderful Chow Yun Fat See more (30 total) »

Cast

 

Yun-Fat Chow ... Confucius

Xun Zhou ... Nanzi
Jianbin Chen ... Ji Sunsi
Yi Lu ... Ji Sunfei
Zhenyu Qiao ... Son of Confucius
Kaili Zhang
Ran Chen
Quan Ren ... Yan Hui
Huang Jiao
Ban Wang ... Shu Sunwu
Lu Yao ... Lu Jun

Directed by
Mei Hu 
 
Writing credits
Khan Chan (written by) &
Qitao Jiang (written by) &
Yanjiang He (written by) &
Mei Hu (written by)

Produced by
Bo-Chu Chui .... producer
Sanping Han .... executive producer
Rachel Liu .... executive producer
John Sham .... executive producer
Punhoi Yu .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jiping Zhao 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Pau 
 
Art Direction by
Chaoxiang Lin 
Huaiqing Mao 
 
Costume Design by
Chung Man Yee 
 
Visual Effects by
Andy Chen .... cg supervisor
Ahdee Chiu .... compositor
Pei-Zhi Huang .... effects technical director
Liwen Liu .... junior compositor
Yan Zhou .... animator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Edmond Chan .... first assistant camera
Luen Wai Chan .... dolly grip
Jimmy Fok .... key grip
Patrick Ho .... camera & lighting department coordinator
Kenny Lam .... camera operator
Tak-Shing Lee .... lighting technician
Wing Yin Ng .... assistant camera
Simon J. Young .... second assistant camera
 
Other crew
Patrick Ho .... post production coordinator
Xiaolong Zhang .... ancient etiquette advisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Kong Zi" - China (original title)
"Confucius Teachings" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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125 min
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55 out of 83 people found the following review useful.
Interesting and gripping movie with a wonderful Chow Yun Fat, 6 February 2010
Author: karsan12345 from Taiwan

There has been some commotion around this movie concerning whether it did or did not force Avatar from the 2D screens in China. So many IMDb-voters thought it necessary to vote a '1' for this movie without even seeing it.

It's a shame because it is a really good movie. I wasn't sure myself if a story around Confucius would be able to entertain me for 2 hours but it surely did! It's a fascinating and emotional story about the later years of Confucius, played by Hong Kong-actor Chow Yun Fat. It's shows the man behind the myth.

I was very impressed with Chow's acting. I knew he was a great actor but this role is another milestone in his career. His Confucius is warm and gentle and you really feel his emotions. For his performance alone this film is worth watching.

Beware: it might not be for the usual popcorn crowd, wanting to be entertained with lots of action and superficial story lines. It's an inspirational journey! Go see it!

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