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Zhang Yimou

Cliff Walkers (Xuan ya zhi shang)

2.85/5
Official Selection 125' - 2021 - Spy Film, Crime, Drama, Thriller - Dialogue: Mandarin - Format: DCP
Director: Zhang Yimou Composer: Yeong-wook Jo With: Yi Zhang, Haocun Liu, Hewei Yu, Hailu Qin
In 1932, the Japanese military has built a fortress for inhumane medical experiments. However, one man – Wang Ziyang – manages to escape the fortress alive.
Fri 15 Oct
22:15
Studio Skoop 2
Subtitles: English
Tue 19 Oct
20:00
Sphinx 1
Subtitles: English
In 1932, the Japanese military has built a fortress for inhumane medical experiments. However, one man – Wang Ziyang – manages to escape the fortress alive. Chinese intelligence forms a task force to intercept Wang for information about the fortress. But when the puppet government learns of the mission, they use any means necessary to stop the team from finding their man.
"Zhang Yimou's first spy thriller sends an ace team of Communist agents into the WW2 Japanese stronghold of Manchukuo. (...) The lyrical intro sets the scene for some soulful cinematography and atmospheric sequences that will drive the film into a pleasingly fluid spy-counterspy dance." - The Hollywood Reporter

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Credits

Director

Zhang Yimou

Composer

Yeong-wook Jo

With

Yi Zhang, Haocun Liu, Hewei Yu, Hailu Qin

Scenario

Yiran Pan, Zhang Yimou

Director of Photography

Xiaoding Zhao

Editor

Yongyi Li

Producer

Luca Liang, Liwei Pang

Production studios

Emperor Motion Pictures

More information

Dialogue

Mandarin

Subtitles

English

Countries of production

China

Year

2021

Filmography

Zhang Yimou
Raise the Red Latern (1991), The Story of Qiu Ju (1992), Keep Cool (1997), Not One Less (1999), The Road Home (1999), Hero (2002), House of the Flying Daggers (2004), Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (2005), Curse of the Golden Flower (2006), A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop (2009), Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010), The Flowers of War (2011), Coming Home (2014), The Great Wall (2016), Shadow (2018), One Second (2020), a.o.

Technical Specs

Format
DCP

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