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Dance of the Dragon (2008)

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Jason Scott Lee (Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story), Korean heartthrob Jang Hyuk (Windstruck, Volcano High), and Singapore's A-list artiste Fann Wong (Shanghai Knights, Just Follow Law) star in ... See full synopsis »

Directors:

Max Mannix, John Radel (co-director)

Writers:

Max Mannix, John Radel (creator) (co-writer)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hyuk Jang ... Tae
Fann Wong ... Emi
Jason Scott Lee ... Cheng
Eung-soo Kim ... Tae's Father
Mi-Lee Young Mi-Lee Young ... Tae's Mother
Kay Tong Lim Kay Tong Lim ... Li Bao
Jin-gu Yeo ... Young Tae
Alexandra Lee Alexandra Lee ... Young Emi
Karen Lim Karen Lim ... Emi's Mother
Jason Chan ... Emi's Dance School Student
Andrea Lim Andrea Lim ... Emi's Dance School Student
Mizushima Emi Mizushima Emi ... Emi's Dance School Student
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fish Chaar Fish Chaar ... Cafe Assistant
Eung-soo Kim Eung-soo Kim
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Storyline

Jason Scott Lee (Dragon - The Bruce Lee Story), Korean heartthrob Jang Hyuk (Windstruck, Volcano High), and Singapore's A-list artiste Fann Wong (Shanghai Knights, Just Follow Law) star in Dance of the Dragon, a modern day tale of love, passion, courage and hope, with the demanding and visually stunning disciplines of ballroom dancing and martial arts woven into the plot.

Asian-American Hollywood actor Jason Scott Lee plays the role of Cheng, a former martial arts champion. His relationship with Emi (played by Singapore's top actress Fann Wong) is threatened by the arrival of Tae (Jang Hyuk) whom Emi mentors in dance. Soon, student and mentor appear to develop feelings for each other, leading to a showdown that will resolve the passionate love triangle.

Dance and martial arts are pivotal to the films storyline. Ballroom dancing is Tae's lifelong dream and through Emi, he can develop this craft. Tae must also face in a martial arts challenge with the loser leaving Singapore - and Emi.

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Singapore

Language:

English | Korean

Release Date:

15 May 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jounetsu no suteppu See more »

Filming Locations:

Singapore

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Budget:

SGD 4,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Nicely crafted Film
1 May 2008 | by samuri626See all my reviews

I saw this film yesterday at the cineleasure in Singapore with my whole family to a totally full cinema and my family and the whole audience loved it. This was the second time I had seen the film and I actually appreciated the story and the performances even more on second viewing. The film is beautifully shot and the actors put in a very believable performance. There are many really well crafted scenes especially the scene with Jason Scott Lee being attacked intercut with Jang Hyuk dancing very well done... The film is not an action film but a really well developed emotional drama, with dancing and a martial arts pattern duel which I had never seen before. Very well made film.


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