Sun Valley (film)
|Directed by||He Ping|
|Produced by||Fung Kwok Ma|
|Music by||Zhao Jiping|
|Edited by||Hong Yuan|
|Distributed by||Media Asia Distribution|
Sun Valley (Chinese: 日光峡谷; pinyin: Rì guāng xiá gǔ) is a 1996 Chinese film directed by He Ping. Along with his film, Swordsmen in Double Flag Town, Sun Valley is considered one of He Ping's "Chinese westerns." The film stars Zhang Fengyi as The Avenger, a mysterious hero who arrives at the eponymous valley to await his enemies.
Sun Valley was a Chinese-Hong Kong co-production between the China Film Co-Production Corporation, Xi'an Film Studio, Media Asia and Huanya Film Corporation. It was He's first film funded by outside sources. The film was entered into the 46th Berlin International Film Festival where it won an Honourable Mention.
- Zhang Fengyi as The Avenger.
- Ku Feng as Old Man, an old warrior who has settled in the valley to become a devout Buddhist.
- Wang Xueqi as Black Bull
- Yuan Chen as Yellow Skin
The film was released in 1996 by Media Asia Distribution and later in the United States by Miramax on Television. To date, it is still not available on DVD or Blu-ray. It has only been released in the laserdisc and VCD format. The film is also unavailable on Netflix but is available on Hulu Plus, where it is rated 'R' for violent content and a brief sex scene in the film.
- Sun Valley at the Internet Movie Database
- Sun Valley at AllMovie
- Sun Valley at the Chinese Movie Database
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