SHADOW | TIFF

SHADOW

(China)

Directed by:
Zhang Yimou
TIFF edition:
2019
Synopsis:

In an empire ruled by a wild young king whose court is a hive of politicking and treachery, the monarch’s brave military commander has cultivated a secret weapon to aid his survival: a "shadow", a lookalike who can fool everyone. The shadow will prove very useful as the commander plans to attack a rival kingdom... Zhang Yimou's spectacular return to the wuxia genre!

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