The Lost Empire Movie Review 2001

Information and Film Reviews for The Lost Empire the Movie

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Lavish but muddled (and ultimately dull) story originally broadcast as a four-hour miniseries. American businessman Nicholas Orton (Gibson), who once studied Chinese literature and history, meets cute with a mystery woman who turns out to be Kwan Ying (Ling), the Goddess of Mercy. She tells Nick he has 3 days to save the human world from slavery by saving the classic Chinese manuscript "The Journey to the West" from falling into the wrong hands. Helping Nick are characters from the story, including the anarchic Monkey King (Wong).

Distribution

Artisan Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Ste. 200, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: (310)449-9200, Fax: (310)255-3730, URL: http://www.artisanent.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 134 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Fantasy, China, Folklore & Legends
Screenplay
David Henry Hwang
Cast
Thomas Gibson, Bai Ling, Russell Wong, Ric Young, Kabir Bedi, Henry O
Cinematography
David Connell
Director
Peter Macdonald
Music
John Altman
Producer
Hallmark Entertainment

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