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Kong Zi (2010)

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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

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Mei Hu
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yun-Fat Chow ... Confucius
Xun Zhou ... Nanzi
Jianbin Chen ... Ji Sunsi
Quan Ren ... Yan Hui
Yi Lu ... Ji Sunfei
Lu Yao Lu Yao ... The Ruler of Lu
Kai Li Kai Li ... Wife of Confucius
Ban Wang Ban Wang ... Shu Sunwu
Huanshan Xu Huanshan Xu ... Laozi, the Sage of Daoism
Jingwu Ma Jingwu Ma ... The Ruler of Qi
Yanjun Bi Yanjun Bi ... The Ruler of Wei
Huichun Wang Huichun Wang ... Li Chu
Wenbo Li Wenbo Li ... Zilu
Dongyan Ma ... Ran Qiu (as Ma Qiang)
Jinming Kan Jinming Kan ... Zigong
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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

28 January 2010 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Confuzius See more »

Filming Locations:

Hebei, China

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$22,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Music by Ou Ge
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Propragandas or stupidity?
8 February 2010 | by phamthanhchuongSee all my reviews

I just wonder if this movie is another piece of propaganda of Chinese Communist Party as in the case of "Heros", or just a pure marketing stupidity..

Confucius is, above all, a philosopher and a educator. In the Analect, He had to meet with the Wie King "Nam Tu" as he was serving under his reign. Because of this, his disciple was angry with him, and Confucius looked in the sky and swore that he did not do anything wrong and if he did the Heaven would punish him.. as a matter of fact Confucius only met this woman once and for all..

If the Chinese Commie think that by depicting Confucius as a Kon-Fu hero /War hero to attract young modern movie-goers, then it is a pure stupidity..

If the Chinese Commi want to make a propaganda to justify its "unique and indispensable" role in China Modern Society, then this movie is an insult to many young but educated modern Chinese..

It's really sad that such a great historic figure has been portrayed badly just to serve short term political interest.

Well, that 's logical anyway.. The Chinese Commie are so desperate to control their mind-opening-population..especially the young generation.. As Confucius said if you try to govern people by force and deceit, you will fail.

The Totalarian Commie system will fail in 50 years despite economic improvement.


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