Special effects and epic battles aren’t just for theatrical blockbusters. The latest adventure from directors Peter Pau and Tianyu Zhao, Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal, arrives on DVD, Blu-ray and Digital HD on August 4 from Well Go USA Entertainment, and as you can see in this CraveOnline exclusive trailer premiere, it’s full of gorgeous imagery and epic battles too.
American audiences know Peter Pau as the Oscar-winning cinematographer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and now they can take a look at his first film in the director’s chair in over 13 years with this action epic starring Li Bingbing (Transformers: Age of Extinction) as the snow demon who wins the heart of a demon hunter, played by Chen Kun (Flying Swords of Dragon Gate).
Watch the trailer above, and look out for Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal on home video on August 4, 2015!
From the Press Release:
Academy Award® winning cinematographer Peter Pau (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, 2000) makes his third bow as a director (alongside co-director Zhao Tianyu) with the romantic fantasy adventure epic SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL, debuting on Digital HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD August 4 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Featuring “a story filled with its fair share of demons, monsters, magic and mystics, coupled with romance, danger and spectacular action,” (Film Combat Syndicate) the film depicts legendary hero Zhong Kui, a fabled warrior with mysterious powers, who is forced to conquer the realms of Heaven and Hell to save his people and the woman he loves. The film stars Chen Kun (Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon, Flying Swords of Dragon Gate) as the mythic demon hunter and Li Bingbing (Transformers: Age of Extinction, Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame) as the alluring snow demon with whom he falls in love. SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL includes a behind-the-scenes featurette that delves in to the visual effects employed in the film and the music that sets the mood.
Shot in scenic locations in Mainland China, SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL depicts the story of Chinese legendary anti-hero Zhong Kui, a young man endowed with mysterious powers who is forced into a battle among the realms of Heaven, Earth and Hell in the course of his attempt to save his countrymen and the woman he loves.
Bonus Features Include:
- Making of
- The Music Journey
- Visual Effects