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Program Title: The Myth
EASC Code: CM-13
Series Title:
Region/Country: China
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English, Chinese
Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type:
Media Type: DVD
Director: Stanley Tong
Producer: Willie Chan
Release Date: 2005
Running Time: 122 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: Intrepid archaelogist Jack (Jackie Chan) and ambitious scientist William (Tony Leung Ka Fai) set out on an adventure that would lead them to the greatest discovery in Chinese history. Through strange and provocative dreams, Jack sees himself reincarnated as Meny Yi, a general who fell for the First Emperor's beautiful consort Ok Soo (Kim Hee Seon) some two thousand years ago. They stumble upon an ancient sword and a magical gemstone in Dasar and that leads Jack successfully enters the Heavenly Palace, tomb of the First Emperor. It is a fortress loaded with death traps and unspeakable evils, as Jack comes face-to-face with his past. It is a dream or is it the reality?
Data Entry Date: 10/8/2006