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Hanson and the Beast (2017)

Er dai yao jing (original title)
A debt-ridden animal-breeder falls in love with a fox demon who tries to pay back her debt of gratitude for him.

Director:

Yang Xiao

Writers:

Yiwen Guo, Yang Xiao
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shaofeng Feng ... Yuan, Shuai
Jingfei Guo Jingfei Guo ... Hong, Sicong
Guangjie Li ... Yun, Zhonghe
Yifei Liu ... Bai, Xianchu
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Storyline

Yuan Shuai is a debt-ridden animal-breeder who tries to get out of his financial predicament by finding a wealthy girlfriend through matchmaking dates. He unexpectedly meets and fall in love with the 'fox' demon, 'Bai Xianchu,' who has arrived to the mortal realm to repay her gratitude. However, the head of the Demon tribe 'Yun Zhonghe' forbids a love relationship between a demon and a human and takes Bai Xianchu away. To seek his lover, Yuan Shuai bravely crashes the demonic world.

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Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin | Shanghainese

Release Date:

5 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Er dai yao jing zhi jin sheng you xing See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,154,323
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Runtime:

(chinese)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Shaofeng Feng sprained Yifei Liu's finer for being too emotional in his confession scene; Jingfei Guo sprained his back for being too emotional in filming a fighting scene with Shaofeng Feng. See more »

Soundtracks

The Fox
Composed by Yili Zhou
Lyrics & Performed by Joker Xue
[Promo Song]
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Brilliant mix of modern and legendary in Shangai!
28 March 2018 | by M1racl3sHapp3nSee all my reviews

This movie has found a way to breakthrough a lot of stereotypes and present a fantastic comedy where the so called regular reality and the fantasy world run parallel but only a few are allowed to see it. Ultimately, it's a story about love; modern love which goes beyond any barriers you could possibly imagine. The acting is brilliant and totally convincing. If you like fantasy garnished with a pinch of sense of humor in a sci-fi/ fantasy environment, you shouldn't miss this movie: entertainment granted!


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