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Jadesoturi ()


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Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away... See more »

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Cast

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Kai / Sintai
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Berg
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Pin Yu
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Ronja
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Cho
Taishen Cheng ...
Demoni (as Cheng Taishen)
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Weckström
Liansheng Tong ...
Village Elder
Qiupu Tao ...
Merchant
Xiaomei Tong ...
Servant
Pirkko Hämäläinen ...
Weckström (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Xiupeng Ji
Qiusheng Kong
Fangjin Li
Yanqing Lu
Juha Pursiainen
Shuxin Song
Deyu Wang
Yuhai Wei
Duan Yu
Meng Zhang
Dengbao Zhao
Yinhua Zhu

Directed by

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Antti-Jussi Annila

Written by

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Antti-Jussi Annila ... (original idea)
 
Antti-Jussi Annila ... (screenplay)
 
Marko Jatkola ... (original idea)
 
Petri Jokiranta ... (screenplay)
 
Iiro Küttner ... (story)

Produced by

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Michael P. Aust ... associate producer
Jonah Greenberg ... associate producer
Petri Jokiranta ... producer
Tero Kaukomaa ... producer
Peter Loehr ... co-producer / executive producer
San Fu Maltha ... co-producer (as San Fu) / executive producer (as San Fu)
Martti Ylöstalo ... post-production producer
Margus Õunapuu ... producer

Music by

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Samuli Kosminen
Kimmo Pohjonen

Cinematography by

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Henri Blomberg

Film Editing by

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Iikka Hesse

Editorial Department

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Antti-Jussi Annila ... trailer editor (as AJ Annila)
Greg Fisher ... colorist
Risto Jankkila ... on-line editor
Mika Kongas ... digital film recordist
Robert Lang ... telecine colorist: dailies
Tomi Nieminen ... digital film recordist
Teemu Niukkanen ... trailer editor
Ville-Matti Vasama ... on-line editor

Casting By

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Terje Kessel-Otsa

Production Design by

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Jukka Uusitalo

Art Direction by

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Jukka Uusitalo

Costume Design by

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Anna Vilppunen

Makeup Department

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Jun Liu ... assistant makeup artist
Hong Miao ... makeup artist
Caixia Pang ... hair stylist
Riikka Virtanen ... makeup designer
Salla Yli-Luopa ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Ruiqin Zhang ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Pirjo Koskelo ... production manager
Mr. Six ... production manager
Katriina Tuliainen ... production manager
Tiiu Õunapuu ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Elizabeth Aaltonen ... second assistant director
Yrjö Nieminen ... first assistant director
Hao Sun ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Aarne Ahi ... set constructor
Bin An ... set designer
Riho Ansaar ... set constructor
Pille-Maris Arro ... props
Raivo Aus ... carpenter / set constructor
Ari Auvinen ... set constructor
Enno Buschman ... set constructor
Dingpei Cheng ... assistant set builder
Jenna Ekman ... props assistant
Laiyin Fu ... assistant set designer
Seppo Heino ... props maker
Suvi Heinonen ... set constructor
Ville Helenius ... props assistant
Veijo Hurme ... carpenter / set constructor
Andres Josing ... props maker
Katrin Karilaid ... props maker
Anne Kettunen ... set constructor
Ronald Kolmann ... set designer
Arbo Kukk ... set constructor
Mikko Lehto ... set constructor
Qixiong Lin ... props
Jouni Liukkonen ... set building supervisor
Tuomas Lius ... graphic novel artist
Taisto Lämsä ... set constructor
Timo Miettinen ... blacksmith
Margus Mänd ... props
Jukka Määttä ... set constructor
Jari Palovirta ... props maker
Jukka Piispanen ... props maker
Maija Poskiparta ... props maker
Harri Poutiainen ... carpenter / set constructor
Vassili Raud ... set building supervisor / set constructor
Jonathan Reinsoo ... props assistant
Rasmus Reinsoo ... props assistant
Kerto Roos ... set constructor
Erkki Räsänen ... props maker
Jani Räsänen ... props maker
Jenni Saaristo ... storyboard artist
Eerika Salonen ... props
Tapio Saukko ... props maker
Peeter Sepp ... set constructor
Juhani Suolahti ... blacksmith
Tiina Tuovinen ... props designer
Tõnu Unt ... set constructor
Jukka Uusitalo ... lead set designer
Seppo Uusitalo ... props maker
Raul Vahar ... props maker
Honglei Xing ... set dresser

Sound Department

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Timo Anttila ... sound designer
Olger Bernadt ... sound recordist
Antti Haikonen ... sound recordist
XiaoHui Hou ... sound recordist
Alex Hudd ... sound consultant: dolby
Juho Kinaret ... foley assistant
Jussi Knaapila ... boom operator
Petri Koskimäki ... sound designer
Heikki Kossi ... foley artist
Erno Kumpulainen ... sound designer
Kristian Miilen ... boom operator
Olli Pärnänen ... sound mixer
Jussi Väntänen ... foley recordist
Jinbao Wang ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Klaus Hedström ... special effects coordinator
Sanna Hedström ... special effects technician
Amin Kassam ... special effects technician
Vesa Noroviita ... special effects assistant
Salima Peippo ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Giuseppe Di Giorgio ... quality control
Greg Fisher ... color grader
Raimo Halmela ... visual effects producer
Mikko Hietala ... digital artist
Risto Jankkila ... visual effects
Jussi Jokinen ... digital artist
Felipe Peña Karvonen ... digital artist
Lasse Kilpiä ... visual effects
Outi Kinnunen ... one light transfer
Teemu Kutvonen ... motion capture
Janne Lehtonen ... digital artist
Tommi Lepola ... digital artist
Krista Leppänen ... digital artist
Olli Leppänen ... visual effects
Henri Malkki ... digital artist
Kari Manns ... color grader
Anne Mäittälä ... digital artist
Timo-Pekko Nieminen ... firestarter development / visual effects supervisor
Jonna Numminen ... digital artist
Atte Nurminen ... digital artist
Juha Orasmaa ... digital artist
Juha Poraharju ... visual effects producer
Mika Pryll ... digital artist
Markus Rautaniemi ... digital artist
Mitja Sirola ... digital artist
Hannu Sola ... database programmer
Mona Taponen ... digital artist
Pekka Telivuo ... motion capture
Markku Vainio ... digital artist
Ville-Matti Vasama ... visual effects

Stunts

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Sami Alasimi ... stunt assistant
Xuehai Bai ... stunt coordinator
Hui Feng ... stunt double
Tim Man ... stunt double
Esa Muittari ... stunt double
Rickard Nilsson ... stunt double
Mika Pietiläinen ... stunt coordinator / stunt double
Juha Pursiainen ... stunts
Pasi Saarimaa ... stunt technician
Paavo Sjöblom ... stunt assistant
Juha Säkkinen ... stunt assistant
Janne Turkki ... stunt double
Yankai Yu ... stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department

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Sari Aaltonen ... first assistant camera
Jinhai Chang ... gaffer
Jianying Cui ... electrician
Zhenzhen Dong ... video assistant
Lu Fang ... electrician
Jani Häkli ... second assistant camera
Nikojaakko Iivarinen ... lighting trainee
Tuomas Järvelä ... camera operator
Aleksi Koskinen ... still photographer
Sami Kuokkanen ... electrician
Antti Lahtinen ... gaffer
Lauri Lehtoaho ... lighting trainee
Jianhong Liu ... lighting technician
Yongtao Liu ... electrician
Eero Lämsä ... electrician
Marko Mantere ... grip
Jonatan Marila ... electrician
Jussi Marjamäki ... video assistant
Santtu Miikkulainen ... lighting technician
Jani Pinomaa ... lighting technician
Eduard Pissarenko ... grip
Maksim Podolski ... grip assistant
Andrus Prikk ... second assistant camera
Rein Pruul ... second assistant camera
Mika Räihä ... grip assistant
Nea Salminen ... assistant camera: second unit
Henri Santahuhta ... lighting trainee
Hui Shi ... second assistant camera
Shiwei Tao ... camera operator
Hui Tian ... electrician
Tiina Tolonen ... lighting assistant: second unit
Ilja Vassiljev ... grip assistant
Song Yang ... grip
Sami Ylikoski ... electrician
Shuo Zhang ... assistant camera
Xinwei Zhu ... electrician

Casting Department

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Inna Lepp ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Linda Ahvenkoski ... seamstress
Raija Aittamäki ... seamstress
Hanna Hautamäki ... seamstress
Henrik Heiskanen ... seamstress
Onerva Hemmilä ... key wardrobe seamstress
Bitja Huggila ... seamstress
Tiina Jokitulppo ... seamstress
Merja Kainulainen ... seamstress
Katrin Karilaid ... seamstress
Emmi Leeve ... costumer
Xia Liu ... assistant costume designer
Jie Pan ... assistant costume designer
Sanna-Mari Pirkola ... assistant costume designer
Hanna Viertola ... seamstress
Honghui Xiang ... costumer

Location Management

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Xuqiang Gu ... location manager
Juha Säkkinen ... location manager
Nona Viro ... location manager

Music Department

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Teppo Ali-Mattila ... musician / orchestration assistant
Abdissa 'Mamba' Assefa ... musician (as Abdissa Assefa)
Veli-Matti Iljin ... musician
Riku Kettunen ... musician
Samuli Kosminen ... music mixer / musician
Antti Murto ... music mixer
Kimmo Pohjonen ... music mixer / musician
Petri Päivärinne ... musician
Mikko Raita ... music mixer: End credits "Fate"
Siiri Rasta ... musician
Riitta-Liisa Ristiluoma ... musician
Matilda Solonen ... musician

Transportation Department

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Anti Ainumäe ... driver
Jun Chen ... driver
Shaozi Huang ... driver
Jianlai Jin ... driver
Kalle Kilkans ... transportation
Urmas Kuusk ... driver
Martti Lehelä ... transportation cars
Jizhou Liu ... driver
Xiaodong Lu ... driver
Jianming Luo ... driver
Tero Lämsä ... driver
Eimar Raudsepp ... crane driver
Taavi-Kristo Reinsoo ... driver
Andrei Rumjantsev ... driver
David Sarmas ... driver
Qinbo Sun ... driver
Margus Sõrm ... driver
Fazhan Wang ... driver
Junhua Wang ... driver
Shutong Wang ... transportation coordinator
Huafeng Xu ... driver
Dalong Zhang ... driver
Dongdong Zhang ... driver
Gangfeng Zhang ... driver

Other crew

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Olli Aittoniemi ... trainee
Katariina Aro ... production assistant
Xuehai Bai ... wire technician
Bob Buchholz ... english language director
Ruhua Cheng ... production assistant
Lingzhi Dong ... production assistant
Katia Duncker ... legal services
Susan Heiskanen ... translator
Uolevi Holmberg ... trainee
Yang Huo ... production assistant
Juha Hämynen ... insurance
Piret Jalakas ... accountant
Guofeng Jiao ... production assistant
Xin Jin ... accountant
Jani Järvinen ... trainee
Tuire Kaimio ... animal trainer
Stéphane Kazandjian ... dramaturgist
Kalle Kilkans ... runner
Marja-Riitta Koivumäki ... dramaturgist
Leeni Kuusisto ... trainee
Lauri Kämppä ... trainee
Kari Laakso ... trainee
Antti Lehtinen ... trainee
Pasi Lehtinen ... production assistant
Iina Lehto ... trainee
Zhang Lei ... dialog trainer / interpreter / translator
Ville Lempiäinen ... programmer
Jonni Leporanta ... auditor
Ari Leppänen ... trainee
Dafei Li ... production assistant
Xiang Li ... production assistant
Xiaofei Li ... production assistant
Yifan Li ... production assistant
Susann Lindvall ... trainee
Robert Linna ... production assistant
Miguel Machalski ... dramaturgist
Tiina Majuri ... catering trainee
Xie Meg ... production coordinator
Timo Miettinen ... consultant
Chris Mitchell ... dramaturgist
Kaisu Mononen ... production assistant
Binyang Mu ... production assistant
Veli-Matti Mäkolä ... accountant (as Veli-Matti Mäkelä)
Pia Naarajärvi ... legal services
Ragnar Neudorf ... production assistant
Rickard Nilsson ... assistant kung fu choreographer
Annamari Nurmi ... trainee
Viivi Nurmi ... trainee
Kaj Peltonen ... trainee
Antti Peltoranta ... file transfer
David Pollison ... acquisitions for Grindstone Entertainment Group
Timo Puolitaipale ... translator
Joakim Rehn ... auditor
Anne Rissanen ... copywriter
Merja Ritola ... production coordinator
Matias Sankari ... trainee
Harri Sarri ... trainee coordinator
Juha Siirtola ... project manager
Paavo Sjöblom ... kung fu instructor
Boris Stefanov ... trainee
Chenghui Tang ... production assistant
Fei Tong ... production assistant
Elina Uusitalo ... catering trainee
Jussi Vaahtio ... trainee
Krista Vainola ... accountant
Oliver Vainola ... production assistant
Janne Vartiamäki ... trainee
Christine Vesterinen ... legal services
Leo Viirret ... dramaturg
Chaowen Wang ... production assistant
Deyu Wang ... wire technician
Fengzhen Wang ... production assistant
Junbao Wu ... production assistant
Minren Wu ... production assistant
Zuping Xiong ... production assistant
Ning Yan ... production assistant
Outi Ylä-Outinen ... production assistant
Yankai Yu ... kung fu choreographer
Lei Zhang ... production assistant
Kaiyun Zhao ... production assistant
Ruixue Zhao ... production assistant

Thanks

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Maryl Adler ... thanks
Lonnie Brands ... thanks
Thomas van Tuijl ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern Finland. Jade Warrior is set in ancient China early iron age and present day Finland. The past is feeding the story in present day, slowly revealing our warrior his real origin, his superior skills and his destiny. Jade Warrior - the first Finnish Kung Fu film - combines Finnish and Chinese mythologies into one film. Jade Warrior is an homage to Kung Fu genre strongly spiced with a truly original approach to Finnish national epic Kalevala. Like Kalevala Jade Warrior is a pure melodrama. A story of Kalevala's greatest hero. Written by www.ses.fi

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Taglines Tao minulle Sampo niin saat rakkaasi takaisin (Forge me the Sampo and you will get your loved one back) See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Jadekrigaren (Finland, Swedish title)
  • Yù wu shì (China, Mandarin title)
  • Igavese armastuse sődalane (Estonia)
  • Jade Warrior (World-wide, English title)
  • Le guerrier de jade (France)
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Runtime
  • 110 min
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Budget EUR2,750,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia First Finnish film ever to get theatrical release in China. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #37.14 (2007). See more »
Quotes [subtitled version]
Kai: Did you just put a sword in my stomach?
Berg: Yep, yep.
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