Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame Image

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Summary: A bizarre murder mystery brings together the most powerful woman in China, the soon-to-be-Empress Wu Zetian, and a formerly exiled detective, Dee Renjie, at the infamous Imperial Palace. Hoping that he will solve the crime before her coronation, Wu appoints Dee Chief Judge of the Empire and implores him to combine his indisputable wisdom with his unparalleled martial arts skills to save the future of her dynasty. (Indomina Releasing)

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Runtime: 119 min
Rating: Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and some sexuality.
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Production: Huayi Brothers
Genres: Action, Mystery, Thriller, Crime
Countries: Hong Kong, China
Languages: Mandarin, Spanish
Director Credit
Hark Tsui Director
Writer Credit
Jialu Zhang Writer
Kuo-fu Chen Writer
Lin Qianyu Writer
Cast Credit
Andy Lau Detective Dee
Bingbing Li Shangguan Jing'er
Carina Lau Empress Wu Zetian
Chao Deng Pei Donglai
Deshun Wang Xiazi Ling
Huang Yonggang Zhang Xun
Jean-Michel Casanova General Aspar
Jialin Zhao Interpreter
Jinshan Liu Xue Yong
Lu Yao Li Xiao
Shenming He Prison Officer
Sos Haroyan Assistant To Umayyad Ambassador
Tony Leung Ka Fai Shatuo Zhong
Yan Qin Jia Yi
Yanming Jiang Undertaker
Producer Credit
Felice Bee Co-Producer
Hark Tsui Producer
Nansun Shi Producer
Peggy Lee Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by:

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