Genre: ACTION / ADVENTURE / ROMANCE
Release Dates: January 17, 2007
Trailers: Set Video from Sina
Production Company: Beijing New Picture/ EDKO Film/ Elite Group
The ill-fated romance between an imperial bodyguard and a prince takes the lovers on a dangerous journey where royal family secrets are revealed.
Crew: Yimou Zhang (director, producer and co-writer); Yu Cao (wrote original play); William Kong, Weiping Zhang (producers)
Cast: Jay Chou as Prince, Yun-Fat Chow as Prince Ping, Li Gong as Phoenix and Ye Liu
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
5/8/2006: According to MonkeyPeaches, the film may get a name change, possibly to Curse of the Golden Flower.
Recently Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone and representatives of eight US film distributors visited the set of The City of Golden Armor at Beijing Film Studios.
In February, Variety reported, Yimou’s upcoming epic was pre-sold to 13 European territories, including Tobis for Germany, RAI for Italy, Nordisk for Scandinavia, RCV for Benelux, Odeon for Greece and Eco for Portugal, plus Shani for Israel.
Film Fetish trivia:
Also known as Man Cheng Jin Dai Huang Jin Jia, Fill the City with Golden Armors