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The Message is a film of genre Drama directed by Gao Qunshu released in USA on 13 november 2009 with 周迅 (Zhou Xun)

The Message (2009)

The Message
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Released in USA 13 november 2009
Length 1h58
Directed by ,    
Genres Drama,    War,    Thriller,    Politic
Rating73% 3.696073.696073.696073.696073.69607

The Message (Chinese: 风声; pinyin: Fēngshēng, literally "Sound of the Wind") is a 2009 espionage thriller set in 1942 Nanking, featuring a cast of top Chinese stars. The film was adapted from Mai Jia's 2007 novel, The Message (Chinese: 风声; pinyin: Fēngshēng), and was co-directed by Chen Kuo-Fu and Gao Qunshu.

Despite being a blockbuster, The Message has received extensive critical praise and was nominated for a total of thirteen awards at the 2009 Golden Horse Film Festival, 2010 Asian Film Awards, 2010 Hong Kong Film Awards, and 2010 Hundred Flowers Awards. It won the best film award at 17th Beijing University Student Film Festival. Li Bingbing won the Best Leading Actress Award at the 46th Golden Horse Film Awards for her role as the code-breaker chief in this movie.

Synopsis

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

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