Legend of Sealed Book

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Legend of Sealed Book
LegendofSealedbook.jpg
Directed by Wang Shuchen
Release date
1983
Running time
70 mins
Country China
Language Mandarin

Legend of Sealed Book (Chinese: 天书奇谭; pinyin: Tian Shu Qi Tan) is a Chinese animated feature film produced by Shanghai Animation Film Studio. It is also referred to as "Book Which Came from the Sky", "Tales about the Heavenly Book" and "Secrets of the Heavenly Book".

Background[edit]

The film was produced with rigorous dubbing, fluid combination of music and vivid animations. The story is based on the classic literature Ping Yao Zhuan (平妖传) meaning "The Suppression of the Demons" authored by Feng Menglong.[1]

Story[edit]

Yuangong, the deacon, opened the shrine and exposed the holy book to the human world. He also carved the contents of the book on the stone wall of white cloud cave in the mountains. He is now punished to guard the book for life by the jade emperor for breaking heaven's law and betraying the holy secret to human. In order to pass this holy book to human beings, he would have to get by the antagonist fox.

DVD[edit]

The movie was republished on two disc DVDs. The first disk contains the movie, the second contain other work from the director Wang Shuchen.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ClubCity. "ClubCity." Animation List. Retrieved on 2006-01-17.

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