Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (Xi You Xiang Mo Pian)
Showings
State TheatreSat, Aug 3, 2013 11:59 PM
Sponsored by Miners North Jewelers and Red Ginger
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Film Info
Section:Midnight
Release Year:2013
Runtime:110 min.
Type of Film:Feature Narrative
Rating:NR
Production Country:China
Original Language:Mandarin
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Wen Zhang
Shu Qi
Huang Bo
Show Luo
Cheng Sihan
Director:Stephen Chow
Produced by:Stephen Chow
Wang Zhonglei
Screenwriter:Stephen Chow
Derek Kwok
Lola Huo
Wang Yun
Andew Fung
Lu Zhengyu
Ivy Kong
Lee Sheung-ching
Cinematography:Johnny Choi
Editing By:Andy Chan
Music By:Raymond Wong
Description
From the brilliantly warped mind of Hong Kong legend Stephen Chow (“Shaolin Soccer,” “Kung Fu Hustle”) comes an offbeat take on a timeless Chinese tale that fuses elements of classic monster movies with romantic comedy and martial arts. Hot on the trail of a series of mythical demons, the wisecracking Tang Sanzang-a wannabe demon hunter whose weapon of choice is singing nursery rhymes- undergoes a transformative journey chock full of jaw-dropping kung fu kick-assery. With plenty of laughs and elaborately constructed action set pieces that would make Rube Goldberg blush, this spectacular epic smashed Chinese box-office records on its way to Traverse City.
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