Also Known As: Fei Tsui Ming Chu ç¿¡ç¿ æ˜Žç (Cantonese Title)
Year: 2010 Country: Hong Kong Director: Janet Chun Genre: Comedy Runtime: 104 min Language: Cantonese Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1711475/ Theatrical Release Date: 08/05/2010
Cast: Raymond Lam, Charlene Choi, Joey Yung, Cho-lam Wong, Macy Chan, Shuang Chen, Steven Cheung, Hayama Go, Chapman To, Alex Man, Lam Suet, Wong Yau-Nam, Tats Lau
Synopsis/ Plot During her long journey to a foreign land for her dream marriage, Princess Yan (Charlene Choi) finds herself falling in love with General Cheng (Raymond Lam) who is leading the military escort. Regardless of their forbidden love, they exchange love tokens. However a sudden attack by a bandit gang changes their destiny. General Cheng was taken hostage by the female leader of the bandits, Zhu (Joey Yung) and he gradually falls in love with her. Drama continues to unfold as Cheng is faced with tough decisions.
Filmed in the grasslands on the outskirts of Beijing and Hebei, China, the 40mil yuan (RM18.8mil) romantic comedy was formerly known as The Emerald And The Pearl. The story is said to be loosely based on the 1962 opera film Princess In Distress (also known as Romance Of The Phoenix Chamber) which starred Mak Bing Ming, Leung Sing Bo, Fung Wong Nui and Tam Lan Hing.
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VIDEO File Type: AVI Video Codec: XviD Video Format: 640 x 272 Video Bitrate: 1481 kbps Video Frame Rate: 23.976 fps File Source: DVD R3
The Original Soundtrack album contains five songs from the film in addition to 10 tracks of original score. Both the Cantonese and the Mandarin versions of Raymond and Charlene's duet "Always Present" are included on the album, as is Joey's "Believe Loved This Life". The other theme song from the film is Chapman To's "The Princess Takes Lessons".