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Confucius (2010)

Kong Zi (original title)
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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

Director:

Mei Hu

Writers:

Khan Chan (screenplay), Yanjiang He (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Yun-Fat Chow ... Confucius
Xun Zhou ... Nanzi
Jianbin Chen ... Ji Sunsi
Quan Ren ... Yan Hui
Yi Lu ... Ji Sunfei
Lu Yao Lu Yao ... The Ruler of Lu
Kai Li Kai Li ... Wife of Confucius
Ban Wang Ban Wang ... Shu Sunwu
Huanshan Xu Huanshan Xu ... Laozi, the Sage of Daoism
Jingwu Ma Jingwu Ma ... The Ruler of Qi
Yanjun Bi Yanjun Bi ... The Ruler of Wei
Huichun Wang Huichun Wang ... Li Chu
Wenbo Li Wenbo Li ... Zilu
Dongyan Ma ... Ran Qiu (as Ma Qiang)
Jinming Kan Jinming Kan ... Zigong
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The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.

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Referenced in Estrenos Críticos: X-Men (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

You Lan Cao
Music by Ou Ge Deng (as Ou Ge)
Lyrics by Foreland Cultural Salon
Performed by Faye Wong
[Theme Song]
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this movie is not extremely bad.
29 January 2010 | by wdxc2000See all my reviews

the extremely bad thing about this movie is Chinese government try to control movie market and push it eagerly. in order to do it, Chinese government forced hot movie Avator out from cinema. as a result, there is no doubt, Chinese internet users initiate a movement to boycott this movie. they say: we don't have votes. however, we have cinema tickets. so, box office of this movie is horrible now. that is also why so many people give it a very low vote, such as 1 out of 10. i consider this movie as an victim. without Chinese government's "support", the box office will be much better.

the stories of Confucious are horrible, full of fake stuff. Confucius is THE most famous ideologist and educator in Chinese history. you can not see it in this movie. he is not a politician or militarist. However, it is very sad to see Confucius in this movie he is a politician and militarist, rather than an ideologist and educator. this will mislead so many people to recognize him, especially young people and non-Chinese.

the CG is horrible, too. you can see scenes of the movie are copied from other movies.

i am a Chinese. it is sad to see Confucius is deformed like this in order to cater somebody's taste.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

China

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

28 January 2010 (China) See more »

Also Known As:

Confuzius See more »

Filming Locations:

Hebei, China

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,501,039
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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