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Movie of My Week: "Red Cliff" (2008)

 

Nice conversation with a colleague in the energy field who has lived for years now in the northern Chinese city of Shenyang.  We started talking Chinese history and he vigorously recommended these films - by John Woo no less!  I had heard that Woo was going to concentrate on Chinese history for a bit.  It's a two-parter covering the Three Kingdom's warring period (3rd century AD).

I haven't seen it yet but plan on getting it this nice combo BluRay version.  

Reader Comments (2)

I've see part I--nice!

July 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMichael

I discovered Red Cliff at a DVD shack outside a Beijing supermarket in 200i8. I was glued to the 32 inch LCD for 45 minutes and had to be dragged away by my family.

You will never see a turtle the same way again.

Nice move getting the two part import. It's far better than the shortened US version

July 17, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermdsandel

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