YOUNG DETECTIVE DEE : RISE OF THE SEA DRAGON
2013 | China | Action, Adventure, Wu Xia | 133'
ln 665 A.D., Empress Wu Zetian is in control of a Middle Kingdom at war with its neighbor Yuya. When a fleet sent north to confront them is eradicated and the survivors make noises about a sea dragon, she orders Da Lisi chief Yuchi Zhenjin to investigate while the commoners make plans to appease the gods with a ceremonial fasting by courtesan Yin Ruiji. A new arrival in the capital city of Luoyang, Dee Renjie gets wind of a plot to kidnap Ruiji even before reporting to Da Lisi headquarters to begin as a detective, and gets to the temple just in time to break it up.
Director : Hark Tsui (Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame, Once upon a time in China)
From the producer of Tai Chi Zero & Tai Chi Hero
Kim Yun-seok (The Chaser & The Thieves)
Ha Jung-woo (The Chaser & The Berlin File)
- Rome International Film Festival, 2013
Maverick Director Award – World Premiere
- Locarno International Film Festival, 2014
Special Award : Best lndependente Producer award
- Hong Kong Film Awards, 2014