Chinese Movie Nights – Xuan Zang of the Tang Dynasty

This Chinese-Indian historical adventure film is based on famous monk Xuan Zang’s seventeen-year overland journey to India during the Tang dynasty in the seventh century.

Xuan Zang 大唐玄奘 (2016)
October 10, 2022 at 18.30: Mandarin + EN subtitles

Duration: 120 min
Category: Historical drama
Director: HUO Jianqi
Starring: HUANG Xiaoming

During the Tang dynasty’s era of Emperor Taizong, Xuan Zang, a young Buddhist monk, in his quest to learn more about Buddhism, embarks on a journey to India. He encounters his fair share of perils and dangers, but manages to make his way through these difficulties. When he finally arrives in India, Xuan Zang studies Buddhism in earnest. After many years, he returns to China with Buddhist relics and scriptures, helping Buddhism be spread and passed down to future generations.


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