The Thousand Faces of Dunjia
Friday, December 7, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Bartos Screening Room
Dir. Yuen Wo Ping. 2017, 113 mins. Digital projection. In Mandarin with English subtitles. With Aarif Lee, Da Peng, Dongyu Zhou, Ni Ni. Dao, a naïve young constable, discovers a group of warriors with supernatural abilities who have protected mankind for centuries: the Wuyin clan. As he is drawn into a power struggle within their ranks, the clan learns that an evil force bent on world domination is rising, and it will take all of their powers combined to stop it. A blend of fantasy, comedy, and martial arts, the film also showcases the talents of director Yuen Wo Ping, who choreographed Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and writer Tsui Hark, the iconoclastic artist behind the Once Upon a Time in China series. View trailer.
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