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Jiang Ziya

By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Violence, language in Chinese myth-based animation.

Movie NR 2020 110 minutes
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age 12+

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age 12+

I'm Questioning my Life

Jiang Ziya is both A phenomenal film with it's art style and it's storytelling And how it presents A powerful message that at the end will leave you Questioning your Life & who to really follow and believe.Jiang Ziya was amazing I believe that tianzun was pulling the strings behind it and that Jiang Ziya and the Nine tailed fox demon were just puppets to the games of the gods and really had no choice of free will if there was any to some degree.Even the Nine tailed fox through her harsh ends justify the means she was just a pawn of the gods, who had to just play along.Great Film.

Is It Any Good?

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Jiang Ziya is a complex, heavy film that won't be for everyone. The animation is undeniably impressive, and the Chinese mythology-based universe is intriguingly complex, with cosmic overtones. But while fascinating, the characters, storyline, and settings may be disorienting for those who don't have prior knowledge of the source myth. A prologue meant to situate viewers moves quickly and also presumes some familiarity. There are very few character-developing lighter scenes of the type which made predecessor Ne Zha fun, making this film also heavy on violence and action. Probably none of this matters to Jiang Ziya's target audience -- established fans of Chinese mythology and computer-animated fantasy -- but it could preclude the film from converting new followers.

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