Derek Yee's new film "The Great Magician" premiered in Hong Kong on Thursday.
The film, set against the backdrop of early 20th century China, is about a magician, played by Tony Leung Chiu-wai, who returns to his home town only to find his childhood sweetheart, played by Zhou Xun, has become a concubine to a warlord (Sean Lau Ching-wan). The magician attempts to use his tricks and illusions to win back the heart of his love interest.
The film also stars Yan Ni and Wu Gang.
Theatrical release is set for January 12.