The Promise details
|Formats:||15 DVD, Blu-ray, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Ye Liu, Hiroyuki Sanada, Dong-Kun Jang, Cecilia Cheung, Nicholas Tse, Hong Chen, Cheng Qian, Hong Chen|
|Genres:||Action/Adventure, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller, World Cinema|
|Original title||Wu Ji|
|Collections:||Top HD Movies|
|1hr 37 mins||15|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 37 minutes|
|Rental release:||To be confirmed|
Most helpful review
Excellent movieBy a customer from Shefford , 30 Aug 2009
[Highly rated reviewer]This is one of my favourite foreign films of all time. It is a great example of visual escapism at it's best - costumes, sets and locations are breathtaking. This film is not action packed by any means but what action there is, is well shot and choreographed well. What is amazing also is that japanese actor Hiroyuki Sanada learnt the Mandarin language to play this part.
Oh and by the way 'A customer from Kent ' who gave this film 1 star because he's too lazy to read subtitles on his TV...... don't rent anymore foreign films.
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beautiful and romanticBy a customer , 25 Nov 2013I think its a very beautiful movie... beautiful costumes and storyline is very romantic slight nudity so not suitable for children
magnificent Tale !By kazza23 (1 review) , 20 Oct 2013beautiful tale. I love asian cinema. It still holds beauty and innocence. Love is sad but beautiful. well worth the watch
If you are not after red meat, this film might be for you.By a customer , 20 Jul 2013If you are a die hard Hong Kong martial art films, you will be disappointed by this one. The whole production is a fusion of Japanese animation arts and ancient Chinese mythology. If you can sit through the badly made battle scene at the beginning, the rest of the film is beautiful to watch if you appreciate creative arts but NOT boring! The story is intriguing to follow. The most memorable character is the one in a black coat - outstanding performance and the image is hauntingly beautiful initially. This is no comparison with Crouching Tiger, which captures your heart and soul. This movie just awakes the child in me.
Artistic, philosophical and surreal.By a customer , 14 Jun 2013A strong mythological feel to the movie. Colourful and beautiful scenes. I wish the movie industry produced more movies like this.
very disappointing..By a customer , 17 May 2013watched this (well, tried to) because of a couple of good reviews, dont know what planet those reviewers were on to think that this is anything like crouching tiger, the SFX are sketchy (yes,bit like monkey magic) the CGI is seriously painful, the costumes aint all that and it doesnt seem to have much to do with the girl and her promise! or it attempts to but i actually didnt care anymore.. gave up watching halfway through and fast forwarded to end..by all means make your own mind up, but this really isn't in the same ball park as crouching tiger hidden dragon.