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|Tsui Hark personally demonstrates scenes for Angelababy|
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The Tsui Hark new film YOUNG DETECTIVE DEE RISE OF THE SEA DRAGON (DIK YUN KIT ji SUN DOH LUNG WONG) was released in the Mainland on September 28. Its opening box office reached 4 million yuan RMB, which landed it in the top three opening box office and second only to JOURNEY TO THE WEST CONQUERING THE DEMONS (SAI YAU GONG MOR PIN) and TINY TIMES. Industry insiders estimated that th film will break 100 million yuan at the box office before the October golden week.
This film would be the sixth film in 3 year for lead actress Angelababy (Yang Ying) to break 100 million at the box office. She said, "Many online discuss my performance as the courtesan. I thank Director Tsui Hark, he is able to display a lot of my potential." Tsui Hark often gave personal demonstrations to Baby. He performed the fetching feminine beauty comparably to actresses. Baby joked, "He would even demonstrate bed scenes, his performance is more fetching than mine!" Tsui Hark's film received international film industry recognition. In November he will accept the 8th Rome Film Festival's "Maverick Director Award" to honor his contributions.