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Title Shadow magic [(DVD) videorecording] = Xi yang jing / Sony Pictures Classics, C&A Productions in association with Beijing Film Studio and China Film Co. Productions Corp., Taiwan Central Motion Picture Corporation, Post Production Playground and Schulburg Productions with the approval of Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen GmbH presents a film by Ann Hu ; producer, Ann Hu ; screenplay writers, Huang Dan, Tang Louyi, Kate Raisz, Rob McAndrew, Ann Hu ; director, Ann Hu.

Publication Info. Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Classics, [2001]
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 95th Street Adult DVD Foreign Films  CHINESE SHA    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Dolby surround, widescreen, region 1.
Language Mandarin with some English dialogue, English or French subtitles.
Credits Director of photography, Nancy Schreiber ; editors, Keith Reamer, John Gilroy ; music, Zhang Lida ; costume designer, Huang Baorong ; production designer, Wang Jixian.
Cast Jared Harris, Xia Yu, Liu Peiqi, Lu Liping, Li Yusheng, Tang Qingzhuo.
Summary Based on a true story about a Chinese photographer and an Englishman who arrives with "moving pictures". Liu unintentionally defies his families traditions to help bridge the gap between Chinese culture and the inventions and western technologies. In order to better his standing in society, so he can marry the woman he loves, Liu must decide if he wants to risk everything to help bring the motion picture industry to China.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Note Special features: director's commentary; theatrical trailers; filmographies; interactive menus; scene selection.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Motion picture industry -- Drama -- Video recordings.
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949 -- Drama -- Video recordings.
Subject Chinese language materials
Genre Motion pictures, Chinese.
DVD-Video discs.
Motion pictures, Chinese.
Motion pictures, Mandarin.
Feature films China.
Foreign films China.
Chinese language materials.
Added Author Hu, Ann.
Huang, Dan.
Tang, Louyi.
Raisz, Kate.
McAndrew, Rob.
Harris, Jared, 1961-
Xia, Yu.
Liu, Peiqi.
Lü, Liping.
Li, Yusheng.
Tang, Qingzhuo.
Schreiber, Nancy.
Reamer, Keith.
Gilroy, John.
Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
C & A Productions (Firm)
Beijing dian ying zhi pian chang.
Taiwan Central Motion Picture Corporation.
Post Production Playground (Firm)
Schulburg Productions (Firm)
Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen GmbH.
Added Title Xi yang jing
ISBN 9780767863254
Standard No. 043396061545
Music No. 06154 Sony Pictures Classics
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