Watch This: Second Epic Trailer for Chow Yun-Fat's Confucius
by Alex Billington
January 8, 2010
Whoa! Twitch found the final full-length trailer for Hu Mei's biopic Confucius starring Chow Yun-Fat as the famous philosopher. The battles in this look absolutely crazy, but not necessarily in a good way. It kind of feels like China just went all out on this, kind of like it's their version of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, throwing in all kinds of epic battles and visual effects and as many human beings as possible just for the hell of it. I absolutely loved the first teaser trailer we ran for this last year, it was gorgeous, but this one just isn't the same, but I'll still see it anyway. Also, this trailer does have English subtitles in it. Thoughts?
Watch the second full Chinese trailer for Confucius:
The life story of the highly-influential Chinese thinker and philosopher, Confucius, who lived from 551 BC to 479 BC during the Zhou Dynasty in China. His teachings have deeply influenced life in most of Asia.
Confucius was directed by Chinese filmmaker Hu Mei, of Army Nurse, Far from War, and For All Eternity previously, with a budget of $2.8 million, which converts to roughly $22 million in Hong Kong dollars. It was shot earlier this year and will screen this month in China to mark the 60th anniversary of the People's Republic of China and Confucius' 2,560th birthday. It does not currently have a US distributor. Stay tuned!
ermmmm.. bad CGI tbh .
PinkSushi on Jan 8, 2010
Confucius say: Man walk through door sideways going to Bangkok.
In-Rainbows on Jan 8, 2010
Confucius say: I no like this movie. It make me look fat and unhappy. Hedgehog say: I think it'll be fun. Always a fun of Asian flicks, dunno why.
Hedgehog on Jan 8, 2010
a less than wowing trailer, but I'll see it.
Xerxex on Jan 8, 2010
Was that Pai Mei? I'll check it out one way or another.
Nasty Nate on Jan 8, 2010
The over used CGI, I really don't like that in a movie, but maybe it'll be worth it anyways. By the way.... was that Master Roshi??? (I know lame joke but I had to say it lol)
Victor on Jan 8, 2010
there trialers are so weird. it's like they picked all the scenes at random cause they dnt seem to go together. lol
TheTruth on Jan 8, 2010
that is some random ass trailer
Kenji on Jan 8, 2010
Cody on Jan 8, 2010
Confucius say: Man who steps on toilet is high on pot!
Lordofcinema on Jan 8, 2010
Can't wait to see this!
Ambient on Jan 9, 2010
Confucius say: Man with hole in pocket feel cocky all day.
J-Love on Jan 9, 2010
No #5... it was Pay Me... as in Pay Me to go see this cause then I might bewilling to go see it
Dusty on Jan 9, 2010
Confucius looks in the same style of Redcliff big sets, big battles Beijing can stage these battle seqances relay well. It all depends on the storyline will it be up to scratch. I like Chow yung fat he is a good chinease actor i liked hardboiled. 🙂
Cineprog on Jan 10, 2010
Confucius say- "If it look like dung and it smell like dung, it not art...only plant food."
Confucius on Jan 11, 2010
Conficius say: Doggy velly yummy.
Fuck China on Jan 23, 2010
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