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Red Cliff (live action chinese movie)
« on: October 09, 2009, 11:25:29 pm »
Ever play Dynasty Warriors? Remember "Chi Bi"?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3saaifnZfQ

Here's the official explanation.

"Legendary action cinema master John Woo and international superstar Tony Leung reunite for the first time since the 1992 classic HARD BOILED with this epic historical drama set based on a legendary 208 A.D. battle that heralded the end of the Han Dynasty. RED CLIFF opens with power hungry Prime Minister-turned-General Cao Cao (Zhang Fengyi) seeking permission from the Han dynasty Emperor to organize a southward-bound mission designed to crush two troublesome warlords that stand in his way, Liu Bei (You Yong) and Sun Quan (Chang Chen). As the expedition gets under way, Cao Cao’s troops rain destruction on Liu Bei’s army, forcing the latter to retreat. Liu Bei’s military strategist Zhuge Liang (Takeshi Kaneshiro) knows that their only hope for survival is to form an alliance with rival warlord Sun Quan, and reaches out to Sun Quan’s trusted advisor, war hero Zhou Yu (Tony Leung). Vastly outnumbered by Cao Cao’s fast approaching, brutal army, the rebel warlords band together to mount a heroic campaign unrivaled in history that changes the face of China forever. A massive hit in Asia and the most expensive Asian film production of all time, RED CLIFF is a breathtaking war epic that marks the triumphant return of John Woo."

I heard about this film a long time ago and am really really excited to see it in theaters. I just hope it comes to Portland.

Anyone seen it yet (imported Chinese version maybe) or heard any other news?

IMDB says it'll be out in November.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0425637/
« Last Edit: October 09, 2009, 11:29:15 pm by TomtheFanboy »
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