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The King of Masks

1995-06-09 | Drama
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Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. His wife left him with and infant son over 30 years ago. The son died from illness at age 10. This left Wang a melancholy loner aching for a male descendent to learn his rare and dying art.
Director: Wu Tianming
Stars: Zhu Xu, Chow Yam-Ying

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    Children's Film Award

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The King of Masks won 1999 Würzburg International Filmweekend, 1998 Ale Kino! - International Young Audience Film Festival, 1998 Fajr Film Festival, 1997 Beijing Student Film Festival, 1997 Canberra Short Film Festival, 1997 Carrousel International du Film, 1997 Istanbul International Film Festival, 1997 Palm Springs International Film Festival, 1997 Singapore International Film Festival, 1996 Golden Rooster Awards and 3 others.
The director of The King of Masks is Wu Tianming.
Wang Bianlian is an aging street performer known as the King of Mask for his mastery of Sichuan Change Art in a true story. His wife left him with and infant son over 30 years ago. The son died from illness at age 10. This left Wang a melancholy loner aching for a male descendent to learn his rare and dying art..
The release date of The King of Masks is June 09, 1995.
The casts of The King of Masks are Zhu Xu starring as Bian Lian Wang, Chow Yam-Ying starring as Doggie, Chiu Liu-Kong starring as Liang Su Lan, Cheung Shui-Yeung starring as Wen Tian Ci, Chan Lee starring as Ms Wen, Wong Siu-Kei starring as Slave trader who sold Doggie.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of The King of Masks is 7.7/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 89/100, Metacritic rating is 0/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The runtime of The King of Masks is 91 minutes.
The revenue of The King of Masks was 1 USD.
The genre of The King of Masks is Drama.
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