2 - 11 nov 2018

Program 2018

Grote blockbusters in thuisland China, maar in Europa kent niemand ze. Onterecht natuurlijk. LIFF brengt in Reel China de films waar miljoenen Chinezen al van genoten naar Leiden.

Monday 05 November

Hidden Man

Reel China

21:15 - 23:32 Trianon 2

On the cusp of the Second Sino-Japanese War, a spy (Eddie Peng) returns to China set on revenge, but finds himself plunged into a high-stakes game of intrigue, love, and scheming, in actor-director Jiang Wen’s energetic follow-up to Let the Bullets Fly (which played at LIFF in 2011) and Gone with the Bullets.

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Tuesday 06 November

Monster Hunt 2

Reel China

12:15 - 14:05 Trianon 2

Ever since Monster Hunt broke all Chinese box office records in 2015 and also played at LIFF, the world has been waiting for a sequel. In a world where monsters and humans coexist, Monster Hunt 2 tells the story of Wuba, a baby monster born to be king. Wuba becomes the central figure in stopping an all-out monster civil war.

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Thursday 08 November

Operation Red Sea

Reel China

13:45 - 16:07 Trianon 2

Famed action director Dante Lam returns to LIFF with this explosive follow-up to his 2016 box office smash Operation Mekong. When a terrorist plot to obtain nuclear materials is hidden under the cover of a violent coup, only the Chinese Navy's elite Jiaolong Assault Team have the deadly skill and precision needed to take on the situation.

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Monster Hunt 2

Reel China

21:45 - 23:35 Trianon 2

Ever since Monster Hunt broke all Chinese box office records in 2015 and also played at LIFF, the world has been waiting for a sequel. In a world where monsters and humans coexist, Monster Hunt 2 tells the story of Wuba, a baby monster born to be king. Wuba becomes the central figure in stopping an all-out monster civil war.

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Friday 09 November

Hidden Man

Reel China

11:15 - 13:32 Kijkhuis 2

On the cusp of the Second Sino-Japanese War, a spy (Eddie Peng) returns to China set on revenge, but finds himself plunged into a high-stakes game of intrigue, love, and scheming, in actor-director Jiang Wen’s energetic follow-up to Let the Bullets Fly (which played at LIFF in 2011) and Gone with the Bullets.

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Sunday 11 November

Operation Red Sea

Reel China

21:15 - 23:37 Trianon 2

Famed action director Dante Lam returns to LIFF with this explosive follow-up to his 2016 box office smash Operation Mekong. When a terrorist plot to obtain nuclear materials is hidden under the cover of a violent coup, only the Chinese Navy's elite Jiaolong Assault Team have the deadly skill and precision needed to take on the situation.

read more