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Tin Nam Chun (screenplay)
Tung-Shing Yee (screenplay)
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Release Date:
22 December 2011 (China) See more »
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In the years after the Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty in China and established the republic... See more » | Add synopsis »
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1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Once you let down a woman, you can't win her back with just magic. See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Tony Chiu Wai Leung ... Chang Hsien

Ching Wan Lau ... Bully Lei

Xun Zhou ... Yin
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Chun
Alex Fong ... Chen Kuo
Vincent Kok ... Warlord
To-hoi Kong ... Warlord
Suet Lam ... Li Feng-jen
Ho Leung Lau ... Warlord
Jamie Luk ... Warlord

Kenya Sawada ... Tarou Mitearai

Hark Tsui ... Warlord
Zhiyi Wang ... Li Yi

Daniel Wu
Gang Wu
Dejun Xia
Ni Yan
Cheung Yung ... Warlord (as Morris Rong)
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Directed by
Tung-Shing Yee 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tin Nam Chun  screenplay
Ho Leung Lau  screenplay
Tung-Shing Yee  screenplay

Produced by
Jeffery Chan .... executive producer
Jeffrey Chan .... executive producer
Henry Fong .... producer
Mandy Law-Huang .... producer
Peggy Lee .... producer
Albert Yeung .... executive producer
Dong Yu .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Leon Ko 
 
Cinematography by
Nobuyasu Kita (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Chi-Leung Kwong 
 
Production Design by
Chung Man Yee 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Douglas Chingchen Chang .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Nopawat Likitwong .... sound designer
Nopawat Likitwong .... sound re-recording mixer
Traithep Wongpaiboon .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Siu Fu Ma .... compositor
 
Stunts
To-hoi Kong .... action choreographer
Wei Tung .... action choreographer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Shinichi Chiba .... b camera/steadicam opeator
Jun Fukumoto .... camera operator: "c" camera
Yoshimi Watabe .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Ron Chan .... assistant editor
Douglas Chingchen Chang .... post-production assistant
Stéphane Ma .... assistant colorist (as Stephane Ma)
 
Music Department
Traithep Wongpaiboon .... music score mixer
 
Other crew
To-hoi Kong .... magic consultant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Daai mo seut si" - Hong Kong (original title)
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128 min
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Once you let down a woman, you can't win her back with just magic., 15 October 2013
Author: Ben Larson from Leesburg, FL

Tony Leung Chiu Wai (Hero, Infernal Affairs, Lust Caution, 2046) and Xun Zhou, one of the best actresses in film, head this tale of intrigue and deception.

In a China destabilized and in social and political confusion, a mysterious magician returns home from Europe. In the background a political intrigue aimed at restoring the Qing Dynasty deposed by the Revolution of 1911. Amid this, a quest to reclaim a stolen love.

Magic, vaudeville, and politics mix in this romance, and one is not sure is it is all a bit confusing.

But it all makes sense in the end, or does it?

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