Detective Dee: The Mystery of the Phantom Flame

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  • PG-13
"A Masterpiece!" - Richard Corliss, Time A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian (Carina Lau, 2046 ), and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie (Andy Lau, The Warlords ), at the infamous Imperial Palace. read more
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"A Masterpiece!" - Richard Corliss, Time A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian (Carina Lau, 2046 ), and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie (Andy Lau, The Warlords ), at the infamous Imperial Palace. Hoping that he will solve the crime before her coronation, Wu appoints Dee Chief Judge of the Empire and implores him to combine his indisputable wisdom with his unparalleled martial arts skills to save the future of her dynasty. Director Tsui Hark (Once Upon A Time In China, Seven Swords ) teams with action choreographer Sammo Hung (Ip Man, Kung Fu Hustle ) in this heart-pounding, epic thriller inspired by the incredible true story of one of the Tang Dynasty's most celebrated officials.

Original Release

09/18/2010

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Cast

Andy Lau Detective Dee
Carina Lau Empress Wu Zetian
Jean-Michel Casanova General Aspar (as Michel)
Tony Ka Fai Leung Shatuo Zhong
Bingbing Li Shangguan Jing'er (as Li Bing Bing)
Sos Haroyan Assistant to Umayyad Ambassador
Jialin Zhao Interpreter
Yan Qin Jia Yi
Jinshan Liu Xue Yong
Aaron C. Shang Shaizi (as Aaron Shang)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Hark Tsui, Sammo Kam-Bo Hung

Writers

Kuo-Fu Chen, Chia-lu Chang, Qianyu Lin

Cast

Andy Lau Detective Dee
Carina Lau Empress Wu Zetian
Jean-Michel Casanova General Aspar (as Michel)
Tony Ka Fai Leung Shatuo Zhong
Bingbing Li Shangguan Jing'er (as Li Bing Bing)
Sos Haroyan Assistant to Umayyad Ambassador
Jialin Zhao Interpreter
Yan Qin Jia Yi
Jinshan Liu Xue Yong
Aaron C. Shang Shaizi (as Aaron Shang)
Deshun Wang Xiazi Ling
Mickey He Prison Officer (as Shenming He)
Lu Yao Li Xiao
Yanming Jiang Undertaker
Yonggang Huang Zhang Xun
Richard Ng Wang Lu - before face-lift
Teddy Robin Kwan Wang Lu - after face-lift (as Teddy Robin)
Xiao Chen Lu Li
Veronica Faye Foo Wife of Jia Yi (as Liz Veronica Foo)
Nan Xu Chamberlain

Producers

Felice Bee Producer
Peggy Lee Producer
Nansun Shi Producer
Hark Tsui Producer

Editors

Chi-Wai Yau

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