Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

Epic Chinese period crime-thriller, a fictional account of Di Renjie -one of the most celebrated officials of the Tang Dynasty. Directed by Tsui Hark, starring Andy Lau.

When the mysterious deaths of a series of loyal subjects threaten to delay the 690 AD inauguration of Empress Wu Zetian (Carina Lau), she summons the infamous Detective Dee back from exile, which she cast him eight years earlier.

2010Rating: M, contain violence123 minsChina, Hong KongMandarin with English Subtitles
ActionCrimeThrillerWorld Cinema
Director:
Hark Tsui ('Once Upon a Time in China', 'Dangerous Encounter of the First Kind')
Writer:
Kuo-fu ChenJialu Zhang
Cast:
Andy LauBingbing LiTony Leung Ka FaiCarina LauJean-Michel Casanova

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Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

Presents a hugely satisfying glimpse into the director’s delirious imagination

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