Empire of Silver (film)

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Empire of Silver
Empire of Silver film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Christina Yao
Produced by Jeremy Thomas
Chiao Hsiung Ping
Christina Yao
Written by Christina Yao
Based on The Silver Valley
by Cheng Yi
Starring Aaron Kwok
Zhang Tielin
Hao Lei
Jennifer Tilly
Music by Su Cong
Seikou Ngaoka
Lin Hai
Cinematography Anthony Yiu Ming Pun (H.K.S.C.)
Edited by Humphrey Dixon
Liao Ching Song
ang Hua
Distributed by Edko Films
Release date
  • 31 July 2009 (2009-07-31) (Taiwan)
  • 21 August 2009 (2009-08-21) (China)
  • 28 January 2010 (2010-01-28) (Hong Kong)
Running time
113 minutes
Country Taiwan
Hong Kong
China
Language Mandarin

Empire of Silver (simplified Chinese: 白银帝国; traditional Chinese: 白銀帝國; pinyin: Báiyín Dìguó; Jyutping: Baak6 Ngan4 Dai3 Gwok3) is a 2009 historical epic film written and directed by Christina Yao, based on the novel The Silver Valley by Cheng Yi.[1] It focuses on a wealthy banking clan in Pingyao, Shanxi and its fortunes during the turn-of-the-century Chinese economic and political turmoil. The film stars Aaron Kwok and Jennifer Tilly.

Cast[edit]

  • Aaron Kwok as Third Master
  • Zhang Tielin as Lord Kang
  • Hao Lei as Madame Kang
  • Jennifer Tilly as Mrs. Landdeck
  • Jonathan Kos-Read as Pastor Landdeck
  • Lei Zhenyu as Manager Dai
  • John Paisley as Dr. Wilson
  • Chin Shih-chieh as Manager Liu
  • Tien Niu as Yu Feng
  • Hou Tongjiang as Chief Manager Sun
  • Shi Xiaoman as Lao Xia
  • Shi Dasheng as First Master
  • Hei Zi as Second Master
  • Wang Deshun as Chang You
  • Chang Lan-tian as Eunuch
  • Lu Zhong as Lu Sao
  • Li Yixiao as Fourth wife
  • Du Jiang as Fourth Master
  • Guo Tao as Bandit chief
  • Xu Zhengyun as Manager Zhou
  • Wu Fang as San Xi
  • Wang Shuang as Third Wife
  • Mou Ruiying as Second wife
  • Chi Guodong as Qing official
  • Dennis Chan as Governor
  • Chen Jun as Escort A
  • Xia Le as Escort B
  • Liu Zhongyuan as Fifth Master (narrator)
  • Chai Jin
  • Sing Ning

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