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Soul on a String (2016)

Pi sheng shang de hun (original title)
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A killer is entrusted with a sacred mission.

Director:

Yang Zhang

Writers:

Yang Zhang, Zhaxidawa (as Trashidawa)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jinpa Jinpa
Quniciren ... (as Quni Ciren)
Siano Dudiom Zahi Siano Dudiom Zahi
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A killer is entrusted with a sacred mission.

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Country:

China

Language:

Tibetan

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Soul on a String See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,355, 21 May 2017

Gross USA:

$3,669

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$491,294
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Surprisingly Awesome
20 June 2019 | by kowboykaziklibeySee all my reviews

The soul of a killer named Tabei dies then is summoned back from the Bardo (an intermediate place between life and rebirth in Tibetan Buddhism) by monks and given a mission to deliver a sacred object to an unknown destination. During the journey to deliver the object, Tabei is being tracked as the target for a revenge killing in a generational familial feud that preceded his birth. Along way, many interesting characters are introduced into the story, including a young woman named Chung, a orphaned mute boy whom is given the name "Pu," an assortment of Tibetan cowboys some of whom are villians intent upon taking custody the sacred object for their boss "by any means" and another whose intentions remain mysterious.


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