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The Sorcerer and the White Snake -- A sorcerer fights for the soul of a young physician who has fallen in love with a woman whose true identity is that of Madame White Snake, a thousand-year-old snake demon.

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Release Date:
28 September 2011 (China) See more »
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Plot:
A master monk tries to protect a naive young physician from a thousand-year-old snake demon. A contest of psychic powers results in mayhem. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jet Li ... Abott Fahai

Shengyi Huang ... White Snake (as Eva Huang)
Raymond Lam ... Xu Xian

Charlene Choi ... Green Snake

Zhang Wen ... Neng Ren

Vivian Hsu ... Ice Harpy
Miriam Yeung Chin Wah ... Rabbit (voice)
Kar-Ying Law ... Mysterious Herbalist
Suet Lam ... Chicken (voice)

Chapman To ... Toad
Wu Jiang ... Tortoise (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gao Hai Bo ... Herb Picker
Yin You Can ... Fox Demon
Tat-Ming Cheung ... Neng Ren (voice: Cantonese)
Li Dan ... Fahai's Demon Hunter
Han Dong ... Herb Picker
Son Wian Jia ... Fox Demon
Hong Jie ... Herb Picker
Kong Wen Juan ... Female Bat Demon
Zheng Wen Jun ... Fahai's Demon Hunter
Wang Sheng Li ... Fahai's Demon Hunter
Bai Hai Long ... Fahai's Demon Hunter
Wei Lu ... Fox Demon
Li Man Man ... Fox Demon
Wang Yi Nian ... Monkey
Xu Ning ... Herb Picker
Soi Cheang Pou-Soi ... Tortoise (voice: Cantonese)
Li Ei Qian ... Female Bat Demon
Hu Rai ... Fox Demon
Chen Ran ... Fox Demon
Ning Ge Cai Rong ... Herb Picker
Angela Ton ... Cat
Michelle Wai ... Female Bat Demon
Zhao Si Wen ... Fox Demon
Zi Ye ... Fox Demon
Wang Jia Yin ... Female Bat Demon
Fang Zi Yuan ... Fox Demon

Alfred Hsing ... Monk (uncredited)
Sonija Kwok ... Bu Ming (uncredited)
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Directed by
Siu-Tung Ching 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tan Cheung 

Produced by
Bo-Chu Chui .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Lui 
 
Cinematography by
Kwok-Man Keung 
 
Film Editing by
Angie Lam 
 
Costume Design by
William Chang 
 
Production Management
Angie Lam .... post-production manager
 
Visual Effects by
Po Yan Chan .... compositing sequence supervisor
Tae-hun Kim .... visual effects supervisor
Ken Law .... visual effects supervisor
Wai-ho Law .... visual effects
Chuang Niu .... visual effects artist
Hee Jung Ryu .... visual effects executive producer
Eddy Wong .... visual effects
Yak Hong Yung .... visual effects artist
 
Stunts
Kyle Shapiro .... stunts (as Shapiro Kyle Lawrence)
 
Editorial Department
Al Hansen .... digital intermediate colorist
 
Other crew
Siu-Tung Ching .... martial arts choreographer
Alfred Hsing .... assistant: Jet Li
WenQian Yu .... production coordinator
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Bai she chuan shuo" - China (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for sequences of fantasy action violence, some frightening images and sensuality
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China:100 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
In an interview with the entire cast of the movie, Jet Li mentioned that he got tricked into accepting the role. The producer supposedly convinced him that he didn't have to fight a lot, but it turned out to be the opposite.See more »
Quotes:
White Snake:Before I saw you I meditated for a thousand years, but those thousand years are worth less than a moment with you.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Ching Se (1993)See more »
Soundtrack:
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What are the differences between the Asian Version and the International Version?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful, Magical Movie!, 27 May 2013
Author: iloveprimenumbers from United States

I simply loved the magical moves and powers displayed in this movie. I thought they were very imaginative and just spectacular! These kind of movies spark the imagination and, I believe, are more than worth watching, just for that. The fight sequences were some of the best I've ever seen. That alone would have been enough to make a very good movie. But the romance was perfect too! As I was watching it, I just kept thinking, "Oh my goodness, this is so awesome! This is the best movie I've ever seen, so far!" The only reason I give it a 9 and not 10/10 is the ending. So as not to spoil anything I will only say that I understand why they ended it the way they did, and in a way that is perfect for the kind of movie they were trying to make, so you might indeed like it, but that part was not perfect for me.

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