Red Cliff

Destiny lies in the wind


Red Cliff
John Woo directs an epic masterpiece set in China, A.D. 208. This much-decorated film focuses on a decisive battle which shaped the history of China. The weak Chinese Emperor allows his overbearing general to tackle three southern upstarts, with unexpected results. The international version is about half as long as the original Chinese version. In Mandarin with English subtitles.

146 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Sex, Violence).
Action, Adventure, Drama, Period piece, War, On the art circuit

Showtimes

Good guys always ride white horses.
Good guys always ride white horses.

Credits

Cast
Tony Leung, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Fengyi Zhang, Chen Chang, Wei Zhao, Jun Hu
Director
John Woo
ScreenplayJohn Woo, Khan Chan, Cheng Kuo, Heyu Sheng, from the novel by Guanzhyong Luo
MusicTarû Iwashiro
CinematographyYue Lü, Li Zhang
EditingRobert A. Ferretti, Angie Lam, Hongyu Yang
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2008
Produced byA consortium of Chinese companies

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHistorical, war, drama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexA couple of strongly implied, moderate sex scenes
ViolenceExtremely frequent, fairly realistic, bloody, intense
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconEpiese geskiedprent van Chinese stryd boei enduit
15
Box Office
Wade Major quote iconEven abridged, this epic delivers glory and gravitas
13
eye Weekly
Will Sloan
5
Metacritic.com
22 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
100 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote icon Featuring some impressively grand battlefield action, John Woo returns to Asia and returns to form in the process for this lavish and slick historical epic.
18

What the People say

Internet
8953 Netizens quote iconStunning Historical Epic
15

Average .. 68%

14

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