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The King of Masks

(Bian Lian)

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Director
Wu Tiang-ming
Country of origin and year
China/Hong Kong 1996
Duration
101 minutes
Certificate
Rated PG - Contains mild bad language
Cast
Cast: Zhang Zhigang, Zhao Zhigang, Zhou Renying, Zhu Xu.

Mandarin with English subtitles

An old illusionist in China needs an heir to pass on the secret of his mask tricks – so he buys himself a grandson from a needy peasant. But the child is hiding a secret. When the magician finds out, there’s hell to pay, and only spectacular action can save the day. Swooping emotional drama about a kid who wants to be loved, and an old man who learns how to open his heart.
 

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