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1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
In 1899 China, the heir (Aaron Kwok) to a banking empire is torn between his ideals, his duty to his family and his love for the woman his father (Zhang Tielin) stole from him.

Cast: Aaron Kwok , Zhang Tielin , Hao Lei , Shih Chieh King , John Paisley , Jennifer Tilly , Niu Tien , Lantian Chang

Director: Christina Yao

Genres: Historical drama, Romance

Distributor: Neoclassic Films

Empire of Silver (2009)

Release Date: June 3rd, 2011|1 hr. 53 min.

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critic reviews (8)
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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Epic in sweep and scale and packs in enough incident to cover two "Godfather" movies. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The most interesting threads aren't political but personal, with a melodramatic romance providing some well-earned tears. Your final thoughts, however, are likely to concern Jennifer Tilly, who's so bizarrely miscast as a severe missionary that her presence becomes its own distraction. show more

  • 50
    Washington Post

    The movie is occasionally muddled and always melodramatic, yet it's pictorially compelling, thanks to dramatic locations and exacting art direction. show more

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