The Message / Feng Sheng

The Message (Feng Sheng)

RELEASE DATE: 30 September 2009 (Mainland, China)
GENRE: Thriller, Drama

THE PLOT

1942, Nanjing (Nanking). Following a series of assassination attempts on officials of the Japanese-controlled puppet government, the Japanese spy chief gathers a group of suspects in a mansion house for questioning. A tense game of "cat and mouse" ensues as the Chinese code-breaker attempts to send out a crucial message while protecting his/her own identity.

THE CREW
DIRECTORS: Chen Kuo-fu, Gao Qunshu
SCREENPLAY:Chen Kuo-fu
BASED UPON THE NOVEL BY Mai Jia
ART DIRECTOR: Xiao Haihang, Yang Haoyu
KEY COSTUME DESIGN & STYLING DIRECTION: Tim Yip
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Jake Pollock
EDITOR: Xiao Yang
MUSIC COMPOSED BY: Michiru Oshima
SOUND SUPERVISOR: Wang Danrong
VISUAL EFFECTS: Hua Xuan, Xiao Yang
PRODUCERS:Wang Zhongju,Wang Zhonglei
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Tao Kun
FILMING LOCATIONS: Zhuzhou, China; Dalian, China

The Message poster

MAIN CAST
Zhou Xun as Gu Xiaomeng
Li Bingbing as Li Ningyu
Zhang Hanyu as Wu Zhiguo
Huang Xiaoming as Takeda (Wutian)
Wang Zhiwen as Wang Daoxiang
Su Youpeng (Alec Su) as Bai Xiaonian
Ying Da as Jin Shenghuo

SUPPORTING CAST
Ai Dai
Liu Jiajia
Liu Weiwei
Shi Zhaoqi
Wu Gang
Zhu Xu
Zhang Yibai
Duan Yihong
Ni Dahong

BACKGOUND: MAI JIA’S ESPIONAGE NOVELS
COSTUME DESIGN: INTERVIEW WITH TIM YIP
CHARACTERS
CHARACTER RELATIONSHIPS
CHARACTER PROFILE VIDEOS
GALLERY
ON THE SET
POSTERS
EARLY SCENE STILLS
TRAILERS
DALIAN SITE VISIT / PRESS INTERVIEWS
FILM REVIEWS
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
LINKS

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