The Legend of Zu (2001)

Genres - Fantasy  |   Sub-Genres - Fantasy Adventure  |   Release Date - Aug 19, 2005 (USA)  |   Run Time - 104 min.  |   Countries - China, Hong Kong  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Directed by Tsui Hark, The Legend of Zu is an adaptation of the 64-volume epic novel of the same name, and follows several warriors training in the mysterious Zu mountains. Somehow, the powers of the mountain are absorbed by the warriors and subsequently used to help combat the evil forces threatening the world's safety. When the mountains are invaded by a creature known only as the Blood Demon, the warriors must pool their skills in order to preserve humankind. The film features Louis Koo, Kelly Lin, Zhang Ziyi, Ekin Cheng, Sammo Hung, and Cecilia Cheung.

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blood, Chinese [nationality], creature, demon, evil, film, mountains, ruins