Chester Beatty: Film Screening – The Legend of Sealed Book

Sunday, 29 January at 2.30pm

Chester Beatty Dublin Castle Dublin 2 D02 AD92

The Legend of Sealed Book tells the story of a boy born from a swan egg who fights three evil huli jing, mythological creatures capable of shapeshifting, after they learn magic from the heavenly book they stole. Produced by Shanghai Animation Film Studio, this beautiful film uses elements of ink and wash paintings.

Many images and characters’ make-up are inspired by traditional Chinese operas. The Legend of Sealed Book is considered one of the best features by the Shanghai Studio.

1983, 89 minutes; Mandarin with English subtitles. 

With the generous support from the Shanghai An8imation Film Studio,in association with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China. Suitable for all ages.

Free, no booking required.


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