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28 October 2010 (China) See more »
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Enjoyable challenging Chinese western See more (3 total) »

Cast

 
Yihong Duan ... Xiang Xi
Zhang Li ... Han Chaodong
Guowei Ma ... Bureau chief
Francis Ng ... Mai Gao
Dahong Ni ... He Jianzhong
Wang Wei

Jacky Wu ... Yang Xiaoming
Yu Xia ... Zhang Ning

Charlie Yeung ... Sun Jing

Nan Yu ... A Nuo
Yibai Zhang ... Assassinated man
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Directed by
Qunshu Gao 
 
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Qunshu Gao 

Produced by
Zhonglei Wang .... producer
Zheng Xin .... producer
Guan Yadi .... producer
 
Original Music by
An Dong 
Jae-kwon Han 
 
Cinematography by
Jie Du 
 
Film Editing by
Lao Gao 
Wenders Li 
 
Stunts
Chung Chi Li .... action choreographer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kee Wing Yau .... gaffer
 
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Donghui Wang .... production consultant
 

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Also Known As:
"Xi Feng Lie" - China (original title)
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China:114 min
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4 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Enjoyable challenging Chinese western, 17 February 2011
Author: dancram6 from United States

Wind Blast was, for me, one of the more intelligent Asian films of 2010. The narrative does requires you to think and keep alert. While the action guarantees that you do. The desert environment adds a western feel and the sand storm winds of the title paint a monochromatic almost alien backdrop to this Coen brother influenced film. I can see where those more comfortable with a straight forward linear narrative would have problems with this film. I am sorry others didn't get what this film offers but I did. It challenged me, entertained me and left me feeling rewarded for the time spent watching it. I enjoyed letting this movie and its narrative, slowly open my mind to its characters situations and the morale questions they raise. The acting was very good and succeeded in making the characters become important to me. Beside that it was a very exciting ride. Take a chance and give this a try.

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