The Great Magician Movie
original title : Daai mo seut si
Runtime : 128 min
Genre : Drama | Mystery
Release Date :22 December 2011 (China)
Director: Tung-Shing Yee
Writers: Tin Nam Chun (screenplay), Tung-Shing Yee (screenplay).
Stars: Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Ching Wan Lau and Xun Zhou
Country : Hong Kong
Adapted from the Zhang Haifan novel, The Great Magician is a multi-million dollar co-production between Emperor Motion Pictures and Bona Film Group. Helmed 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 – with Mainland Chinese stars YAN Ni and WU Gang. The Great Magician promises to be the year’s most highly anticipated film.
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. One day, a challenge is set: 50 silver dollars to whoever can reproduce the incredible magic trick “Eight Immortals’ Treat”. Zhang Xian appears amidst the waiting crowd and decides to try his hand at it.
And so begins a legend that is pure magic.
The Great Magician Trailer