Shadow

Release Date: May 3rd, 2019

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

To finally achieve victory over a rival kingdom, a brilliant general devises an intricate plan involving his wife, a look-alike and two kings.

Cast: Chao Deng, Betty Sun, Ryan Zheng, Qianyuan Wang, Jingchun Wang, Jun Hu, Guan Xiaotong, Lei Wu

Director: Yimou Zhang

Genres: Adventure , Action , Martial arts

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Demetrios MatheouScreen International

    After the disappointing martial-monster mash-up of The Great Wall, this represents a return to the majesty and emotional finesse of Hero and House of Flying Daggers. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Mr. Zhang’s film is elegant fun. Along with all the ying-yangery, there’s the governing concept of movies as entertainment. show more

  • 90
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    The real star of the show here is the strikingly gorgeous, often almost bi-chrome visual universe, inspired by the tai chi diagram — more commonly known in the West as yin-and-yang symbol — and traditional ink-brush painting, with its distinct combination of rich blacks and fluid shades of gray. show more

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