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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 129 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Well Go USA : 2013.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Yee Tung-shing.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tony Leung, Zhou Xun, Lau Ching Wan.
Summary, etc.:
In the early 1920's, on the streets of Beijing, the nation's most talented performers have gathered to show off their most spectacular skills. The challenge is set: a handsome prize to whomever can reproduce a magic trick called the Eight Immortals' Treat. Zhang Xian (Tony Leung Chiu-wai) appears amidst the waiting crowd and decides to give it a try. So begins a legend of pure magic.Adapted from the Zhang Haifan novel, led by award-winning director Derek Yee and starring the three most powerful stars in Chinese cinema - Tony Leung Chiu-wai, Lau Ching-wan and Zhou Xun, an endearing spectacle of high-spirited action and fantasy.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Magicians > China > Drama.
Magic > China > Drama.
China > History > Warlord period, 1916-1928 > Drama.
Genre: War drama.

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