VIU Movie Series – Chinese Students Proposal

Posted on: May 10th, 2017 by intern 1 Comment



Friday, May 19 – 5 pm – room 9A


Directed by Wu Ershan                  Starring Chen Kun, Huang Bo, Shu Qi
Genres action, adventure, thriller    Release date 2001 (China)
Running time 125 minutes             Languages Chinese

The movie is based on the popular adventure novel series Ghost Blows Out the Light about a trio of legendary grave robbers. The protagonists are a famous trio of tomb explorers Hu Bayi, Wang Kaixuan and Hu’s fiancée Shirley Yang. After deciding to split and retire to Manhattan at the beginning of the 1990s, the trio is lured back to their original vocation when Wang is pulled into a deal with a mysterious businesswoman to locate the ancient tomb of a Mongolian princess. But the woman’s real aim is to find and possess the Equinox Flower, a famed artifact that allegedly has the power to raise the dead…

The film won the 53rd Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards for Best Visual Effects



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  1. Barton Solas says:

    Wow that was odd. I just wrote an extremely long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t appear. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Regardless, just wanted to say great blog!

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