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Red's army on the march

It is a scorching summer day of around 36C at a tank base three hours outside Beijing. More than 1,000 actors and extras wearing ancient armour are in the midst of battle. As flags fly and war drums pound, Hong Kong star Tony Leung Chiu-wai dashes among the crowds, waving his swords. Meanwhile John Woo sits in a tent, contemplating four monitors. He frowns, calls "Cut!", and whispers to his assistant director, "Wrong! Wrong!" The AD calls out on a loudspeaker: "The man standing on the ...

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