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Dao shi xia shan (2015)

Not Rated | | Action | 3 July 2015 (China)
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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Cast

Credited cast:
... He Anxia
... Master Luo Yin
... Cui Daoning
... Yu Zhen
... Cui Daorong (as Van Ness Wu)
... Zhao Zinchuan (as Danny Kwok Kwan Chan)
... Rusong
... Zhou Xiyu (as Aaron Kwok Fu Shing)
Qi Dong ... Wang Xiangning
... Peng Xiaowen
... Peng Qianwu
... Boss Zha
... Zhao Liren
... Peng Qizi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Guo Jing
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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 by Dongdong Dong
Lyrics by Chen Xi
Performed by Zhang Jie and Karen Mok
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Imagination
26 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

Heck, I read all the reviews and thought I really needed to see this one.

Everyone waiting for a typical Kung Fu movie isn't going to get one. If that's what you want, go home.

However, if you think Kung Fu + Fairytale + The Matrix sounds good, this is one for you.

In almost each review all I read was whiny, whingey, unimaginative dross. Lighten up folks, indulge in that wonderful whimsy called imagination and you might come to truly love and appreciate superlative brilliance for a change, instead of the usual crap that comes of movie theatres.

One thing that even the unimaginative will enjoy is the incredible beauty and the stunning cinematography.

Totally captivating. Even ape strike, which I think I actually understood!


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