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San wa (2005)

Archeologist Jack keeps having reoccurring dreams of a past life, where he is the great General Meng Yi, whom is sworn to protect a Korean Princess named OK-soo. Jack decides to go investigate everything with his friend William.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bing Shao ... Nangong Yan
... Meng Yi / Jack
Weixing Yao ... General Shen
Jianzhong Zhang ... Official
... Ok Soo
... General Choi (as Choi Min Soo)
Yang Jian ... General Choi's Aide
Gang Wu ... General Choi's Aide
... William
Maggie Lau ... Maggie
Leon Head ... Dr. Smith
Sudhanshu Pandey ... Dasar Guard Captain (as Sudanshu Pandde)
... Governess
... Artist
Sasidharan Nair Sajith Kumar ... Dasar Guard A
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Storyline

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan stars as Jack, a world-renowned archaeologist who has begun having mysterious dreams of a past life as a warrior in ancient China. When a fellow scientist enlists his help locating the mausoleum of China's first emperor, the past collides violently with the present as Jack discovers his amazing visions are based in fact. Assisted by the spirit of a noble princess... Written by Anonymous

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An Unforgettable Journey Through Time Unearths A Hero For The Ages


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$801,793 (Hong Kong), 23 September 2005, Limited Release

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

HKD 70,000,000, 28 September 2005
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Trivia

Hee-seon Kim, one of the female leads, is from Korea. She learned her Chinese lines by memorizing the sounds. At times, production would change the script a little, but had to keep Hee-seon's lines about the same because of her limited Chinese. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 50 mins) In the end of the movie, when Jack closes the book, on the cover it is written "The Mnth" instead of "The Myth". The difference may be hardly noticeable because of the stylized characters. See more »

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The Myth
Written by Han Hong
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Mixture
15 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie with a mixture of many cultures in it. Just try and admire this movie and you will notice how they merge everything together. The language used in this movie is of course Cantonese as it is a movie from Hong Kong. Then there's Mandarin and Korean language and also at some parts they spoke Indian (I have no idea it's Hindi or Tamil language). They also communicated in English because they wanted to potray the modern world as English is known as the international language. The actors also come from a variety of races. Though the things that occurred in this movie might seem quite far-fetched, the title "The Myth" explains it all. Whether it's comedy, love, friendship, past, present, technology or wonders, this movie got it all! By the way, the soundtracks match very well with the movie, I just can't stop listening to the theme song "Endless Love" sung by Jackie and Kim.


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