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Ye yan = Legend of the Black Scorpion / Huayi Brothers Pictures, Media Asia Films present a Huayi Brothers Pictures production in association with China Film Co-production Corporation, a Feng Xiaogang film ; produced by Wang Zhongjun, John Chong ; screenplay by Sheng Heyu, Qiu Gangjian ; directed by Feng Xiaogang

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Material Type
DVD
Publication Info.
Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Genius Products, 2008.
Publication Info.
2006.

Details

Edition
Two-disc ultimate edition.
Description
2 videodiscs (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround.
Cast
Ziyi Zhang, Ge You, Daniel Wu, Zhou Xun, Ma Jingwu, Huang Xiaoming.
Credits
Director of photography, Zhang Li ; editor, Liu Miaomiao ; original music, Tan Dun ; production and costume designer, Tim Yip ; visual effects supervisor, Phil Jones ; visual effects producer, Jiang Yanming ; action choreographer, Yuen's Stunt Team.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
Scheming royals and other officials seek to conquer empires and consolidate power to form a single omnipotent dynasty. Meanwhile, a legendary empress who has the fighting skills unparalleled by any man, harbors forbidden desires for her stepson. Set in the Age of Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms, tells the story of a royal court in turmoil including forbidden love, deceit, revenge, overpowering beauty, and greed.
Note
Special features: Disc 1: Feature length audio commentary by Hong Kong cinema expert Bey Logan ; Disc 2: Master of ceremonies : an exclusive interview with director Feng Xiaogang; Warrior Prince : an exclusive interview with leading man Daniel Wu; The making of Legend of the Black Scorpion; A dynasty uncovered : behind the scenes on Legend of the Black Scorpion; Trailer gallery.
Awards
Venice Film Festival, 2006: Future Film Festival Digital Award - Special Mention (Yiaogang Feng)
Hong Kong Film Awards, 2007: Hong Kong Film Award - Best Supporting Actress (Xun Zhou)
Language
Mandarin (Dolby 5.1, DTS 5.1) or English (Dolby 5.1) dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
China -- History -- Five dynasties and the Ten kingdoms, 907-979 -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- China -- Drama.
Deception -- China -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Avarice -- Drama.
Genre/Form
Feature films.
Foreign language films -- China.
Epic films.
Historical films.
Added Author
Feng, Xiaogang.
Wang, Zhongjun, 1960-
Chong, John.
Sheng, Heyu, 1948-
Qiu Dai, Anping, 1940-2013
Zhang, Ziyi, 1979-
Ge, You, 1957-
Wu, Yanzu, 1974-
Zhou, Xun, 1974-
Ma, Jingwu, 1938-
Huang, Xiaoming.
Tan, Dun, 1957-
Media Asia Films Limited.
Weinstein Company Home Entertainment (Firm)
Genius Products, Inc.
Note
Legend of the Black Scorpion
ISBN
1594449929
9781594449925
Standard No.
796019809917
Music No.
80991 Dragon Dynasty