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Xuan Zang (2016)

Da Tang Xuan Zang (original title)
During the Tang Dynasty's during the era of "Zhen Guan" (era name during rule of Emperor Taizong), the young Xuan Zang monk, in his quest for the knowledge in Buddhism, embarked on a ... See full summary »

Director:

Jianqi Huo

Writer:

Jingzhi Zou (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Xiaoming Huang ... Xuan Zang
Zheng Xu ... Li Daliang
Purba Rgyal Purba Rgyal ... Shi Pantuo
Jin Luo ... Li Chang
Kai Tan ... Wang Xiang
Andrew Lin ... King of Karakhajo Ju Wentai (as Andrew Lien)
Vivian Dawson ... Wu Qing
Jonathan Kos-Read Jonathan Kos-Read ... Cunningham
Winston Chao ... Emperor Taizong of Tang Li Shimin
Ken Tong ... Mucha Juduo
Chao Jiang ... King of Aratürük
Huichun Wang Huichun Wang ... Venerable Zhi Yan
Liang Zhao Liang Zhao ... The Imperial Edict Reader
Xiao Che ... Xuan Zang's Mother
Jiayue Lou Jiayue Lou ... Girl from the Western Regions (as Artemis)
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During the Tang Dynasty's during the era of "Zhen Guan" (era name during rule of Emperor Taizong), the young Xuan Zang monk, in his quest for the knowledge in Buddhism, embarked on a journey to India, that is fraught with perils and dangers, natural disasters, and sees the sufferings of the common people. Soldiers gets in his way, his disciples betrays him, he struggles through deserts, runs short of food and water, all in the quest for Buddha's teachings. He finally arrives in India, and studies Buddhism in earnest. By the time he returns to China, he is already 50 years old.

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Biography | History

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Soundtracks

The Heart Sutra
Performed by Faye Wong
Produced by Jingjing Wang and Bing Liu
Composed by Wei Du
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Let yourself go ...
11 April 2020 | by turnerian14See all my reviews

Imagery, music, and quest are all seamlessly synthesised to produce an immersive experience. Let yourself go ...


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Country:

China | India

Language:

Chinese | Sanskrit

Release Date:

29 April 2016 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

大唐玄奘 See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,023,106
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