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Painted Skin: The Resurrection (2012)
"Hua pi 2" (original title)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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The Fox (Xiao Wei) (as Zhou Xun)
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The Warrior (Huo Xin) (as Chen Kun)
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The Princess (Princess Jing) (as Zhao Wei)
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The Bird (Quer) (as Yang Mi)
Shaofeng Feng ...
The Monster Slayer (Pang Lang) (as Feng ShaoFeng)
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The Wizard (as Kris Phillips)
Tingjia Chen ...
The Queen
Nuo Lu ...
The Prince of The Tianlang (as Lu Nao)
Yilong Zhang ...
Gong SunBao (as Zhang YiLong)
Bingyuan Li ...
Zhao Gan (as Li BingYuan)
Te Mu Er Gang ...
The Lieutenant of Huo's Family Army (as Gang TeMuEr)
Jianhua Li ...
The Lieutenant of Huo's Family Army (as Li JianHua)
Wang Congyi ...
The Lieutenant of Huo's Family Army (as Wang CongYi)
Zhang Dong ...
The Lieutenant of Huo's Family Army (as Zhang Dong)
Jiahui Liu ...
Uncle Da (as Liu JiaHui)
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An ancient fox spirit embarks on a diabolical quest to become human after escaping an icy prison, and becomes bound to a disfigured princess who seeks the love of a noble guard as her kingdom crumbles in this lavish supernatural epic. Confined to a frozen cell for centuries, malevolent fox spirit Xiaowei (Xun Zhou) regains her freedom and seeks to preserve her beauty by seducing men and consuming their hearts. Should a man offer her his heart willingly, Xiaowei will become mortal, breaking free of the underworld and experiencing living among the living. Meanwhile, as a dark cloud falls over her kingdom, Princess Jing (Wei Zhao) flees, hiding her deep facial scars under a mask of pure gold while seeking the love of her former protector, who remains haunted by his failure to save her years prior. When destiny brings Xiaowei and Princess Jing together, the battle for the princess' heart begins. Written by Anonymous

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CNY 150,000,000 (estimated)
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speechless.
20 March 2013 | by (Corpus Christi, Texas) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie. From the opening scene, the quality of the images. I knew this was going to be different movie from the start. What excellent story telling. It was beautiful. The tears shed throughout, had me stringing along emotionally. I have never seen anything so beautiful. I was ready to give my heart willingly to almost all the characters in this movie. Well done! Beautiful cast! Beautiful people! I can't wait to see what's next. I'm afraid that I won't see something as wonderful as this film for a very long time. But I shall await patiently. I saw this on netflix. Tonight I get to share it with my family. I know they will all agree that this is a wonderful film.


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