Years in the Making! The Ultimate Monkey King!
With Donnie Yen in the Lead Role
Soi Cheang (Cheang Pou-Soi)
starring: Donnie Yen · Chow Yun-Fat · Aaron Kwok · Peter Ho · Kelly Chen
Banished to Fire Mountain
for decimating the Heavenly Palace, the evil Bull Demon King (played by
Aaron Kwok) plots his revenge against the kindly Jade Emperor (Chow Yun
Fat). Meanwhile, born from Princess Nuwa's crystal tears, comes the monkey
spirit Sun Wukong (Donnie Yen) and he grows into an inquisitive, mischievous
creature. After studying under martial arts, he proclaims himself Monkey
King, but his troublesome temperament soon causes havoc throughout
the realm. Bull Demon devises a plan which will use the Monkey King as
a weapon against the Jade Emperor and harness the deities at the same
Based on the famous
Chinese folk lore from the Ming Dynasty, this is a lavish fantasy actioner
from the director of DOG
BITE DOG, Soi Cheang. It stars Donnie Yen in heavy makeup, unrecognizable
as the Monkey King.
Chinese film; widescreen, uncut (110 min.) version, in Mandarin language
with burnt (smalll) Chinese and English subtitles, in DVD encoded for
ALL REGIONS, playable on any American machine.