The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom

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The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom (2014)

104 min - Romance, Fantasy, Action - 14 February 2014
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In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha fights the soldiers that oppress people for their own gain. As payback, local government officials decide to pin the murder of Governor Zhuo Zhonglian on Jade, turning her and the members of her cult into wanted fugitives for a crime they didn't commit.

Writers:  Liang Yusheng

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Storyline

In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land. With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha fights the soldiers that oppress people for their own gain. As payback, local government officials decide to pin the murder of Governor Zhuo Zhonglian on Jade, turning her and the members of her cult into wanted fugitives for a crime they didn't commit.



Genres: Romance, Fantasy, Action

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话, Cantonese
Release Date:  14 February 2014

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Bona Film Group

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 44 min

In the twilight of the Ming Dynasty, the Imperial court is plagued by corruption as tyrants rule over the land.

With the Manchurians preying on a weakened empire, war is imminent. To save the victims from their suffering, sorceress Jade Raksha fights the soldiers that oppress people for their own gain. As payback, local government officials decide to pin the murder of Governor Zhuo Zhonglian on Jade, turning her and the members of her cult into wanted fugitives for a crime they didn’t commit.

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The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom by Zhang Zhiliang, Jacob Cheung Chi-Leung

The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom is a Chinese wuxia-fantasy 3D film loosely adapted from Liang Yusheng’s novel Baifa Monü Zhuan. Directed by Jacob Cheung and produced by Bona Film Group, the film stars Fan Bingbing as the title character, with Huang Xiaoming, Vincent Zhao and others among the supporting cast. Originally scheduled for release on 25 April 2014, the film was moved to 1 August 2014, then moved a day earlier to 31 July 2014.

Production

The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom was produced at a budget of 100 million yuan. Shooting started in November 2012 and ended in March 2013. During filming, Huang Xiaoming had a three-metre fall after a wire accident on the set and he fractured two toes on his left foot. He had to sit in a wheelchair for weeks, but resumed filming even though he had yet to fully recover. On 2 April 2013, Huang and Fan Bingbing attended a press conference in Beijing to talk about their experiences in filming White Haired Witch.

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