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China, Hong Kong · 2018
Rated PG-13 · 1h 56m
Director Zhang Yimou
Starring Deng Chao, Sun Li, Ryan Zheng Kai, Wang Qian-Yuan
Genre Action, Drama

In this fantasy-filled period drama set in the Three Kings era of China, a king attempts to lead his displaced people out of exile, and those who play a role in his mysterious plans.

Stream Shadow

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The Hollywood Reporter by Boyd van Hoeij

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.


Variety by Jessica Kiang

Every supremely controlled stylistic element of Zhang Yimou’s breathtakingly beautiful Shadow is an echo of another, a motif repeated, a pattern recurring in a fractionally different way each time.


The Film Stage by Leonardo Goi

Shadow brings heart and spectacle together, and the result is a bombastic martial arts wuxia replete with duels of breath-taking beauty that will please longtime Zhang acolytes and newbies alike.

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