The Great Magician

Overview

A famous Chinese magician attempts to rescue his fiancée from a powerful warlord in this drama set after the fall of the Qing dynasty, and adapted from the novel by Zhang Haifan. His country divided in the wake of the Revolution, famed illusionist Zhang (Tony Leung) is troubled to discover that clever warlord Bully Lei (Ching Wan Lau) is using magic to amass a powerful army. Even worse, Bully Lei has imprisoned Zhang's former flame, and intends to make her his seventh wife. Later, when Zheng's plan to rescue his ...
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Overview

A famous Chinese magician attempts to rescue his fiancée from a powerful warlord in this drama set after the fall of the Qing dynasty, and adapted from the novel by Zhang Haifan. His country divided in the wake of the Revolution, famed illusionist Zhang (Tony Leung) is troubled to discover that clever warlord Bully Lei (Ching Wan Lau) is using magic to amass a powerful army. Even worse, Bully Lei has imprisoned Zhang's former flame, and intends to make her his seventh wife. Later, when Zheng's plan to rescue his love goes awry, the two talented illusionists face off in the ultimate battle of magical might. Directed by Derek Yee (Shinjuku Incident).
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Special Features

Making the magic; Trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/19/2013
  • UPC: 812491013762
  • Original Release: 2011
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  • Source: Well Go Usa
  • Region Code: A
  • Language: Chinese
  • Time: 2:09:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 44,063

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai , Zhang Xian
Lau Ching-Wan
Zhou Xun
Yan Ni
Wu Gang
Paul Chun
Lam Suet
Sawada Kenya
Technical Credits
Derek Yee Director, Screenwriter
Jeffrey Chan Executive Producer
Kong Chi-leung Editor
Yu Dong Executive Producer
Lau Ho-leung Screenwriter
Catherine Hun Associate Producer
Shirley Kao Associate Producer
Leon Ko Score Composer
Mandy Law Producer
Peggy Lee Producer
Jessie Dai Mei Ling Costumes/Costume Designer
Yee Chung Man Costumes/Costume Designer
Kita Nobuyasu Cinematographer
Chun Tin-nam Screenwriter
Zhen. W Art Director
Albert Yeung Executive Producer
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