Tai Chi Zero (2012) – China


Title English: Tai Chi 0 or Tai Chi Zero
Title PinYin: Tai Ji 1: Cong Ling Kai Shi
Title Chinese: ??????
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Adventure
Director: Stephen Fung
Writer: Stephen Fung
Producers: Zhonglei Wang, Zhongjun Wang, Kuo-fu Chen, Dajun Zhang, Daniel Wu, Stephen Fung
Martial Art Choreographer: Sammo Hung
Cinematographers: Lai Yiu Fai, Peter Ngor, Du Jie
World Premiere: August 29, 2012 (Venice Film Festival)
Release Dates: September 27, 2012 (China), October 25, 2012 (Thailand), October 26, 2012 (North America)
Running Time: 98 min
Country: China
Language: Mandarin
Budget: 220 million yuan (together with Tai Chi Hero)

Casts:
Yuan Xiaochao …?The Freak
Tony Leung Ka-Fai …?The Master
Eddie Peng …?The Villian
Angela Baby …?The Beauty
William Feng …?The Rising Son
Nikki Hsieh …?The Silent Wife
Shu Qi …?Mother Yang
Daniel Wu …?The Crazy Monk
Stanley Fung
Bruce Leung
Fung Hak-On
Chen Sicheng
Xiong Naijin
Xiong Xin-Xin
Mickey Yuan
Stephen Fung
Patrick Tse
Yuen Biao
Andrew Lau
Jimmy Wang

Plot:
Yang Luchan was born with a horn that protrudes from his forehead. The horn gives the young boy great powers, but also the ridicule from other children. Yang’s mother pushes him to learn martial arts which he does. Yang Luchan travels to a legendary village to learn Tai Chi from Master Chen. Upon arrival at the village Yang Luchan is challenged to many fights and defeated by everyone, including a girl named Yuniang. Yuniang is also Master Chen’s daughter. Yang Luchan devotes himself to Tai Chai after his humiliating defeat. Meanwhile, a railroad construction project threatens the village’s existence.

Comments

  1. Danny Castelyn says:

    looking forward to see the movie

  2. i am interesting to see this movie

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