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Confucius ( Kong Zi ) (2010) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

15896

Avg. Rating:

2.30/4

# of Ratings:

5

Genres:

Biography, Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

Mandarin

Theater Date:

01/28/2010

DVD Release:

03/27/2012

Director:

Mei Hu

Actors:

Yun-Fat Chow
Xun Zhou
Yi Lu
Jianbin Chen
Lu Yao
Zhenyu Qiao

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

The life and times of the preeminent Chinese philosopher, Confucius. As war threatens the land, he uses cunning and wisdom to overcome invaders only to find that the real battle begins after the war, against the aristocrats he fought so hard to protect. -- Chris Kavan

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"Confucius" by Yojimbo

Confucius was a statesman and philosopher during the Qin dynasty who championed education and fair government in favour of constant war between the ruling nobility and is one of the most revered figures in Chinese history. The idea of a big budget epic based upon the life of such an interesting figure played by Chow Yun Fat really appealed to me but unfortunately the script writer fell foul of a serious case of Braveheartitus and delivers a sloppy, unfocussed tale that holds its protagonist in such reverence as to render him completely two dimensional. Confucius is presented as a kind of cross between Gandhi and Robin Hood who speaks in one line fortune cookie aphorisms and every plot development is signposted with clumsy exposition, underlined with ham fisted dialogue and double underlin...

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