Tomorrow Film Corp has taken international rights to Shadow Magic, Ann Hu's China-set period drama which had its world premiere in the World Cinema section at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival.

Sony Pictures Classics has domestic rights to the film in which Jared Harris plays an English entrepreneur who travels to Peking in 1902 to introduce silent movies to the Chinese.

The film is a multi-national co-production with partners including Beijing Film Studio, China Film, Sandra Schulberg's Schulberg Productions and Road Movies.