Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

Shadow Magic

Synopsis

Chinese-born, American-based director [[Performer~P190715~Ann Hu~annhu]] debuts with this epic historical drama about the introduction of motion pictures to China during the beginning of the 20th century. The film is based on a true story of Liu Jung (Xia Yu), a Peking photographer who struggles to start a film industry in China in spite of the strong anti-Western sentiment of the time. At the film's outset, Liu Jung is scolded by his autocratic boss Master Ren (Liu Peiqi) for his obsession with Western...more

Other Critics

4.0

66 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

Read reviews

Advertisement

Other movies like this