The Great Magician (2011)

Not Rated   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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In the years after the Revolution that overthrew the Qing Dynasty in China and established the republic, China broken up into fiefdoms held by warlords, who are busy fighting each other. A ... See full summary »




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  • Tony Chiu-Wai Leung and Xun Zhou at an event for The Great Magician (2011)
  • Mavis Fan and Xun Zhou in The Great Magician (2011)
  • Xun Zhou in The Great Magician (2011)
  • Tony Chiu-Wai Leung and Xun Zhou in The Great Magician (2011)
  • Tony Chiu-Wai Leung in The Great Magician (2011)

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15 October 2013 | lastliberal-853-253708
| Once you let down a woman, you can't win her back with just magic.
Tony Leung Chiu Wai (Hero, Infernal Affairs, Lust Caution, 2046) and Xun Zhou, one of the best actresses in film, head this tale of intrigue and deception.

In a China destabilized and in social and political confusion, a mysterious magician returns home from Europe. In the background a political intrigue aimed at restoring the Qing Dynasty deposed by the Revolution of 1911. Amid this, a quest to reclaim a stolen love.

Magic, vaudeville, and politics mix in this romance, and one is not sure is it is all a bit confusing.

But it all makes sense in the end, or does it?

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Cai Qing Ren
Music by
Leon Ko
Lyrics by Chris Shum
Performed by Tony Chiu-Wai Leung & Xun Zhou


Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama | Mystery | Romance


Release Date:

22 December 2011



Country of Origin

Hong Kong, China

Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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