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The first 4K Cantonese opera film with Dolby Atoms SNAKE WHITE is drawn from The Legend of WHITE SNAKE, one of the most famous Chinese folk love stories. SNAKE WHITE takes "love" as the starting point, refines and sublimates the essence of "love", which is true, beautiful and eternal.
SNAKE WHITE breaks the limit of traditional Chinese opera, which borrows fantastic film technique to expand the abstract expression of opera on the stage, and tells a love story of mankind and demon with tensile performance of opera, melodious music, picturesque shots and vivid visual effects to show the beauty of Cantonese Opera.

  • Zhang Xianfeng
  • Mo Fei
  • Wang Chuilin
  • Zeng Xiaomin
  • Zeng Xiaomin
    Key Cast
    "Bai Suzhen"
  • Wen Ruqing
    Key Cast
    "Xu Xian"
  • Wang Yanfei
    Key Cast
    "Fa Hai"
  • Zhu Hongxing
    Key Cast
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    Musical, Drama
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    1 hour 41 minutes
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Director Biography - Zhang Xianfeng

Director Zhang Xianfeng was graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in China. Over the years, with his unique artistic style, wise conception, creative attitude and striving for excellence, he has produced several well-known films and TV works, which have won praises and trust at home and abroad.

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Director Statement

We explored about the combination the art of film and stage performance, and tried to make innovations on the basis of traditional opera with the shooting skills and cinematic language through visual effects, and it would show audience an unique Eastern musical film. SNAKE WHITE will present the Eastern aesthetics that integrates conceptual elements of traditional opera performance and traditional Chinese painting art, which both retains the essence of traditional opera and pursues the contemporary aesthetic interest.