The film tells the story of lead character Dee Ren Jie’s coming-of-age enlistment in the imperial police force and his first case investigating a mysterious sea monster, before the story takes various turns involving subterfuge in the very highest reaches of the Imperial family.

Movie Synopsis:
The young Dee arrives in the Imperial Capital, intent to become an officer of the law. Emperor Wu, who is at the start of her reign, has sent the fiery-hair Detective Yuchi to investigate a sea dragon that stalks the city at night. By chance, both Dee and Yuchi fight off the creature when it attacks a ceremonial procession…

Cast: Mark Chao, Angelababy, Carina Lau

Director: Tsui Hark

Genre: Action/ Thriller

Language: Mandarin

Release Date: 27 September 2013

Running Time: 134 minutes

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Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon Trailer 2013 – Movie Poster Key Art:

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The cast members of Chinese film “Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon” pose during a press conference for their film in Beijing, China, 15 August 2013.

The cast members of Chinese film "Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon" - 7 (© Imaginechina)

The cast members of Chinese film "Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon" - 7 (© Imaginechina)

Angelababy, right, and South Korean actor Kim Bum
The cast members of Chinese film "Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon" - 7 (© Imaginechina)

A press conference for the upcoming Chinese film ‘Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon’ was held in Beijing, China, 15 August 2013. Hong Kong model and actress Angelababy, Taiwanese actor Mark Chao, South Korean actor Kim Bum and Hong Kong director Tsui Hark attended the event.

The cast members of Chinese film "Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon" - 7 (© Imaginechina)

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