Hong Kong, 2007, 98 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Taiwan
Topics: Asian, Dance/Music, Gangster
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: Mandarin, Cantonese English Sub-Titles
Awards: Golden Horse Film Festival 2007 (Best Supporting Actor)
Gorgeous mountain landscapes, Zen practice, and gangsters make an unlikely combination, but The Drummer explores each of these worlds in this rite-of-passage film about a gangster’s son who turns his life around when he joins a Zen drumming group, portrayed by the Taiwanese troupe U Theater.
DIRECTOR: Kenneth Bi
Producer: Albert Yeung, William Fu, Albert Lee, Rosa Li
Editor: Isabel Meier, Kenneth Bi
Screenwriter: Kenneth Bi
Cinematographer: Sam Koa
Music: Andre Matthias
Principal Cast: Jaycee Chan, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Lee Sinje, Roy Cheung, Josie Ho
Filmography: Rice Rhapsody (2004), A Small Miracle (2000)
Print Source: The Match Factory
Official Film Website
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