Secrets of the Dead: China's Terracotta Warrior
The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by 8,000 terracotta warriors. Since then, no one has seen these ancient warriors in their original splendor, brightly painted and fully armed, ready to protect their Emperor for all eternity. Now this once mighty army will be returned to its former glory for the first time.
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Following their collaborations on the international art house hits Red Sorghum and Ju Dou, director Zhang Yimou and actress Gong Li reteamed for this bigbudget fantasy. Stepping in front of the camera this time, Zhang stars as a Qin Dynasty chamberlain who makes the mistake of falling for one of the emperors concubines. As punishment, he is transformed into a Terracotta Warrior and awakens 3,000 years later, where he encounters an actress who is a dead ringer for the woman who captivated him so many years ago. Written by acclaimed novelist Lilian Lee and directed by Hong Kong action specialist Ching Siu-Tung (A Chinese Ghost Story), A Terracotta Warrior is a captivating combination of humor, adventure and romance. Zhang and Gong give winning performances, and their chemistry was no doubt heightened by the fact that they were also a couple offscreen at the time.
Tomb of the Terra Cotta Warriors
Fight And Love With A Terracotta Warrior(Acting: Zhang Yimou & Gong Li, DVD)
More than 2000 years ago, the First Emperor of Qin dynasty dispatched 500 boys and girls overseas to search for the elixir of life. General Meng Tian Fang fell in love with one of the girls called Dong'er, which violated the royal commandment. Unable to avoid being punished, Dong'er secretly gave the elixir they had found to Meng and then threw herself into a fire while Meng was made into a terracotta warrior to guard the Qin Mausoleum.2000 years later, an actress called Zhu Lili fell into the Qin Mausoleum and met the revived General Meng, Zhu closely resembled Dong'er and so Meng immediately fell in love with her to continue his romance while wholeheartedly guarding the Mausoleum.Remarks: Everyon has his own perseverance in life, to be loyal to himself or someone else. This story is not about chivalry nor tender love but an unchangeable belief.
Zhang Yimou: Fight And Love With A Terracotta Warrior / DVD Region 0 NTSC Audio: Chinese / Subtitles: None
About the Film Fight and Love with a Terracotta Warrior, also known as A Terra-Cotta Warrior, is a 1990 Hong Kong film based on the novel by Lilian Lee, directed by Ching Siu-tung and produced by Tsui Hark, starring Zhang Yimou and Gong Li. The film is about a forbidden love between a court lady and a soldier of the Qin Dynasty. Gong Li plays the female protagonists Dong'er (the court girl) and Zhu Lili (the actress), and Zhang Yimou plays the terracotta warrior Meng Tianfang. This is one of the only two films where Zhang Yimou has a leading role, the other being Wu Tianming's Old Well. Plot The First Emperor searches for the elixir of immortality, and he despatches 500 teenage boys and girls to help him accomplish this task. One of his soldiers, General Meng Tianfang falls in love with one of the despatched maiden by the name Dong'er. When their forbidden love is exposed, the girl reveals she has found the elusive elixir and secretly gives it to Meng. The emperor orders their execution and the soldier is sentenced to death by being encased alive in clay as a terracotta warrior, only to be reawakened in the 1930s when a struggling actress, Zhu Lili, the reincarnation of the girl who remembers nothing of her past life, accidentally stumbles upon the tomb of the First Emperor. The soldier struggles to adapt to a new era while the two are pursued by archeological looters and thugs. /// This is a great product sourced from BIML- Bible In My Language, the leader in foreign language Bibles and outreach materials from Baltimore, Maryland in the USA. BIML stocks Bibles in more than 600 languages.
The Dragon: Carvings and terracotta
"The Dragon: Carvings and terracotta" brings the viewer to the world known army of terracotta warriors entombed near Xian, old city on the once famous Silk Route. We visit the city that has even nowadays a large and very active Muslim community and that has in its middle the oldest mosque in the country. We continue with a visit to the army of the 6000 terracotta warriors and to the tomb of Qin Shihuang, the emperor who was able to unify China, narrating the history of the country with its numerous dynasties. We move latter to Luoyang, another old capital of China located on the porous shores of Yi River that let carvers built entire collections of grottos, statues and religious carvings, named today the Longmen caves. From there, we end up our tour at the beautiful Shaolin Monastery, home of the world-renowned Shaolin monks.
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Qin yong (1990) / A Terracotta Warrior
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