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Dao shi xia shan (2015)

Based on Xu Haofeng's novel A Monk Comes Down the Mountain, the film relates the story of a listless young Taoist cleric called He Anxia who is ejected from his impoverished monastery and ... See full summary »

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Master Luo Yin
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Cui Daoning
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Yu Zhen
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Cui Daorong (as Van Ness Wu)
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Zhao Zinchuan (as Danny Kwok Kwan Chan)
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Rusong
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Peng Xiaowen
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Peng Qizi
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Based on Xu Haofeng's novel A Monk Comes Down the Mountain, the film relates the story of a listless young Taoist cleric called He Anxia who is ejected from his impoverished monastery and finds himself playing Virgil in an infernal 1930s Chinese city. Written by Ali Salami

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Jaycee Chan, Jackie Chan's son, appears in this film. However, due to the scandal surrounding his marijuana usage he is not credited in any publicity. See more »

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Music and lyrics by Qu Shicong
Performed by Zhang Jie
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Not bad at all
19 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

I couldn't disagree more with the first two reviews. I give it 7/10. I mean I liked it and I watched it 3 times, there is no shame in that and I'm truthful with myself. There is a lot of wisdom in the movie. Of course it's a Chinese movie and there is a lot of beautiful choreography, but if you listen carefully and you practice martial art, you may like it. The movie is about Kung fu, it's an art but it's also about life about philosophy. Of course, I don't agree with all that said in the movie, but most of the time I agree. But again, it'a Chinese movie, if you don't like IPman, Jet li, Jackie Chan or Bruce Lee don't watch it. Nevertheless, if you don't like them but you like philosophy and wisdom, you may love it anyway.


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