Deng Chao in a still from Shadow (category IIB; Mandarin), directed by Zhang Yimou and also starring Sun Li and Zheng Kai.

Shadow film review: Zhang Yimou returns to form with masterful tale of intrigue and deception

  • Featuring compelling performances and incredible action, Shadow proudly stands alongside Zhang’s past triumphs Hero and House of Flying Daggers
  • Its immaculate slow-build of training, tension and treachery shows the director has truly recaptured his mastery of the wuxia genre
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Deng Chao in a still from Shadow (category IIB; Mandarin), directed by Zhang Yimou and also starring Sun Li and Zheng Kai.
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