Legend of the Demon Cat

Legend of the Demon Cat

Mystery

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Legend of the Demon Cat is adapted from Shamon Kukai Tou no kuni nite oni to utage su, a novel written by the famous Japanese writer Yumemakura Baku. It tells a story in Tang Dynasty (around 850 AD) about a Chinese poet and a Japanese monk investigating into the mysterious death of Concubine Yang, the most beautiful Concubine in Chinese history, following the lead of several strange events made by a demon cat.

Cast

Shota Sometani
Huang Xuan
Yuqi Zhang
Qin Hao
Hiroshi Abe
Liu Haoran
Oho Ou
Sandrine Pinna
Edward Zhang

Crew

Executive Producer Albert Yeung
Executive Producer Cao Huayi
Executive Producer Tsuguhiko Kadokawa
Executive Producer Chen Hong
Co-producer Albert Lee
Co-producer Kao Hsiu-Lan
Co-producer Tian Tian
Co-producer Shinichiro Inoue
Director CHENG Kai-ge
Based on the novel by Baku Yumemakura
Screenplay by Hui-Ling Wang
Screenplay by CHENG Kai-ge

Awards & Nominations

The 12th Asian Film Awards 2018

  • Nominated
    Best Director
    Chen Kaige
  • Won
    Best Supporting Actress
    Kitty Zhang Yuqi
  • Nominated
    Best Cinematography
    Cao Yu
  • Won
    Best Costume Design
    Chen Tongxun
  • Won
    Best Production Design
    Tu Nan, Lu Wei
  • Won
    Best Visual Effects
    Ishii Norio

The 23rd HuaDing Awards 2018

  • Nominated
    Best Director
    Chen Kaige
  • Won
    Best Supporting Actress
    Sandrine Pinna

The 25th Beijing College Student Film Festival 2018

  • Won
    最佳觀賞效果獎

The 20th Udine Far East Film Festival 2018

  • In Competition

The 28th African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival 2018

  • Official Selection

The 46th FEST, Belgrade International Film Festival 2018

  • Official Selection
    FEST 46 GALA

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