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Set during China's Three Kingdom's era (AD 220-280). The story of a great king and his people, who will be expelled from their homeland and will aspire to claim it. The king, violent and ... See full summary »

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Yimou Zhang

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Wei Li, Yimou Zhang
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Cast

Cast overview:
Chao Deng ... Commander / Jing
Li Sun ... Madam (Wife of Commander Yu)
Ryan Zheng ... The King of Pei
Qianyuan Wang ... Captain Tian
Jingchun Wang ... Minister Lu
Jun Hu ... General Yang
Xiaotong Guan ... The Princess (The King's sister)
Lei Wu ... Ping (General Yang's son)
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Set during China's Three Kingdom's era (AD 220-280). The story of a great king and his people, who will be expelled from their homeland and will aspire to claim it. The king, violent and ambitious, of mysterious methods and motives; his general, a visionary who yearns to win the final battle but needs to prepare his plans in secret; the women of the palace, who struggle to find redemption in a world where they have no place; and a commoner called "Lord of all the world", will be the characters around who turn the inexorable forces of this story. Written by https://mydramalist.com/29264-shadow

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Action | Drama | History

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Country:

China | Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

30 September 2018 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Jeng See more »

Filming Locations:

Beijing, China See more »

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Budget:

CNY 300,000,000 (estimated)
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DTS (DTS: X)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The film is shot in tones of black and white, to illustrate the interplay between light and dark and to follow the style of Chinese ink wash paintings. See more »

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anxiety
10 November 2018 | by c-24483See all my reviews

Everything is hard but not the ultimate. Throughout the identity anxiety of the characters, the middle section has fallen into the preferences of personal delusions. The aesthetics that have been emphasized all the time are also swaying in the spectacle, and the feeling of the small pattern has not been able to achieve fit in the scene. After reading it, I was so helpless that I had to revisit it from the movie experience. The photographer's phrase "seriously tangled" is interesting!


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