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    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 29/9/2010 17:18
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    His wisdom is more powerful than the sword
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 120 mins
    Retail Price: £17.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    From the acclaimed producer of John Woo's Red Cliff and Jet Li's Warlords, comes this powerhouse biopic of the legendary Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

    Showcasing a commanding and captivating performance from screen icon, Chow Yun-fat, this epic masterpiece balances breathtaking spectacle, visceral action and heart-wrenching drama to deliver one of this year's most unforgettable movies.

    In 500 B.C., during China's famed 'Spring and Autumn Period', Kong Ze (Confucius), a commoner reverred for his outstanding wisdom, is made Minister of Law in the ancient Kingdom of Lu. Under his inspired leadership, Lu ascends to new heights but becomes a target of conquest for the warlike nation of Qi. Threatened with annihilation by their powerful neighbour, a desperate people turn to their greatest teacher to lead their most powerful army. When Confucius delivers a stunning victory against all odds, a jealous aristocracy sets out to destroy him, but they should never under-estimate a remarkable man whose wisdom is more powerful than the sword.

    With breathtaking cinematography from Oscar-winning director of photography, Peter Pau (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Confucius is one of Asian Cinema's finest achievements and is a compelling invitation to discover the remarkable story of one of history's greatest heroes.

    Special Features:
    Audio Commentary by Hong Kong Cinema Expert Bey Logan
    Making of Gallery

    Video Tracks:
    2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Mandarin
    Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Mandarin

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Mei Hu

    Yun-Fat Chow
    Xun Zhou
    Yi Lu
    Jianbin Chen
    Lu Yao
    Zhenyu Qiao
    Quan Ren
    Huang Jiao
    Ban Wang
    Kaili Zhang

    Music From:
    Cong Su

    Director of Photography:
    Peter Pau

    Costume Designer:
    Chung Man Yee

    Sanping Han
    Mei Hu

    Cine Asia

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