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Shadow (2018) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version) DVD Region 3

Sun Li (Actor) | Deng Chao (Actor) | Hu Jun (Actor) | Wang Jing Chun (Actor)
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Zhang Yimou returns to the martial arts genre in the staggeringly beautiful period epic Shadow which premiered at the 75th Venice International Film Festival. Winner of four prizes including Best Director at the 55th Golden Horse Film Awards, the slow-burning saga is a stately dissection of political intrigue and power struggle between a general, his shadow and his king. Lensed by Zhang regular Zhao Xiaoding, Shadow is presented in near monochromatic photography evocative of a traditional ink wash painting and features award-winning costume and production design by Horace Ma and Chen Minzheng. Deng Chao (Mermaid) takes on dual roles opposite wife Sun Li (Mural) in the Three Kingdoms era epic, which also co-stars Zheng Kai (The Great Wall), Guan Xiaotong (The Promise), Hu Jun (As the Light Goes Out), Wu Lei (Asura), Wang Qianyuan (Peace Breaker) and Wang Jingchun (So Long, My Son).

Trouble brews in the Kingdom of Pei after an enemy state occupies contested territory. Aggressive military commander Zi Yu (Deng Chao) and King Pei Liang (Zheng Kai) disagree over war and diplomacy, leading to a tense showdown in the royal court. Unbeknownst to Pei Liang, Zi Yu is in critical condition and has deployed doppelganger Jing Zhou to pose as him. Trained for years to be Zi Yu's "shadow," Jing Zhou is suddenly thrust into the conspiracy and Machiavellian powerplay of his master and the King.

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Product Title: Shadow (2018) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version) 影 (2018) (DVD) (香港版) 影 (2018) (DVD) (香港版) Shadow (2018) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version) Shadow (2018) (DVD) (Hong Kong Version)
Artist Name(s): Sun Li (Actor) | Deng Chao (Actor) | Hu Jun (Actor) | Wang Jing Chun (Actor) | Guan Xiao Tong (Actor) | Ryan Zheng | Wang Qian Yuan (Actor) | Leo Wu (Actor) 孫儷 (Actor) | 鄧超 (Actor) | 胡軍 (Actor) | 王景春 (Actor) | 關曉彤 (Actor) | 鄭愷 | 王千源 (Actor) | 吳磊 (Actor) 孙俪 (Actor) | 邓超 (Actor) | 胡军 (Actor) | 王景春 (Actor) | 关晓彤 (Actor) | 郑恺 | 王千源 (Actor) | 吴磊 (Actor) 孫儷(スン・リー) (Actor) | 鄧超 (タン・チャオ)   (Actor) | 胡軍(フー・ジュン) (Actor) | ワン・ジンチュン (Actor) | Guan Xiao Tong (Actor) | Ryan Zheng | ワン・チエンユエン (Actor) | Leo Wu (Actor) Sun Li (Actor) | Deng Chao (Actor) | 후 준 (Actor) | Wang Jing Chun (Actor) | Guan Xiao Tong (Actor) | Ryan Zheng | 왕첸웬 (Actor) | Leo Wu (Actor)
Director: Zhang Yimou 張藝謀 张艺谋 張藝謀(チャン・イーモウ) 장이모우
Writer: Zhang Yimou | Lee Wei 張藝謀 | 李威 张艺谋 | 李威 張藝謀(チャン・イーモウ) | 李威(リー・ウェイ) 장이모우 | Lee Wei
Release Date: 2019-05-10
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Place of Origin: China
Picture Format: NTSC What is it?
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Sound Information: DTS Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1
Disc Format(s): DVD, DVD-9
Region Code: 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) What is it?
Rating: IIB
Duration: 116 (mins)
Publisher: Universe Laser (HK)
Package Weight: 100 (g)
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1073767942

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Director Zhang Yimou's reimagining of the classic Three Kingdoms - Jingzhou epic, the action/drama SHADOW tells the story of a powerful King and his people who have been displaced from their homeland and long to win it back. The King is wild and ambitious, but his motives and methods are mysterious. His great general is a visionary who longs for nothing more than to win the ultimate battle, but needs to lay his plans in secret. The women of the palace are tragic figures, caught between being revered as goddesses and treated as mere pawns. And then there is the commoner, the "everyman" around whom the inexorable forces of history swirl, always ready to swallow him up.
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Average Customer Rating for this Edition: Customer Review Rated Bad 4 - 4 out of 10 (1)

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August 15, 2019

Nice-looking Customer Review Rated Bad 4 - 4 out of 10
If your expecting anything like "Hero" or "House of flying daggers", it won't be found in "Shadow". The complicated political story didn't engage me. I found the plot to be slow-paced and did get bored watching the film.
The only good I can say about the film is that it is beautiful looking and the performances are very good. The action scenes are O.K but nothing special (and not long enough). It has good finale but takes a while to get there.
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