Trailer of Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow’

After the Luke Warm performance of the great wall, Acclaimed Director Zhang Yimou is back with his next titled Shadow.

The film is set during the period of the Three Kingdoms (220-280 A.D.), and features an exiled king and his people, who develop a plot to regain control of their land.

The events are told from the points of view of the king, his sister, his commander, the women trapped in the royal palace and a common citizen.

Yimou in a  recent interview said that the is  about  body doubles.  He added that he always was interested in this subject. Despite the numerous period films released every year, no Chinese films has addressed it ever and that Now he had the chance.

He further added That the film was about struggle, survival, dire predicaments and wild ambition — how a common man could manage not only to survive amidst the power games of kings and the aristocracy, but even to turn defeat into victory.

Deng Chao (“Duckweed,” “Pancake Man”) plays both the master and the body double, two men with identical appearances, yet completely different personalities.

The film stars Leo Wu (S.M.A.R.T. Chase), Ryan Zheng (Jian Bing Man), Deng Chao (The Mermaid), Sun Li (The Lost Bladesman), Wang Qianyuan (Saving Mr. Wu) and Hu Jun (The Bodyguard).

Set to hit theaters Domestically on 30th of September .

The film has received 1300 trend tacks with a Solid B score and should open well domestically.

We at amdb.in wish the entire team all the very best.

 


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