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Scenes of kung fu film shot at Yongding Hakka earth buildings

2014-02-19

The movie Wrath Of Vajra which premiered on Feb 5 includes scenes shot at Yongding Hakka earth buildings, a 5A scenic spot located in Longyan, Fujian province, www.fjlyta.com reported on Feb 14.

Scenes of kung fu film shot at Yongding Hakka earth buildings

A poster of the movie, Wrath Of Vajra, a Chinese kung fu movie, that was partly shot at the site of the Yongding Hakka earth buildings. [Photo provided to China Daily]

Yongding county is home to more than 23,000 tulou, or earthen buildings, which are a UNESCO world cultural heritage. Yang Zhenjian, producer of the Chinese kung fu movie - which features state of the art special visual effects - said he spent 5 months looking all over the country for a location to shoot several scenes, and finally chose Yongding Hakka earth buildings, which he referred to as a “miracle of Chinese architecture”.

Several TV dramas, including Xia Nan Yang, Red Cradle and Xun Lu - which air during CCTV’s prime time – were shot at the site.

Yongding county has also implemented several cultural tourism projects, including an international film studio with an investment of 5.5 billion yuan ($926 million), an Hakka ancient town with an investment of 3.2 billion yuan, and Tianzi Hot Spring Resort with an investment of 1.2 billion yuan.

By Lu Ting, China Daily Fujian Bureau, and Wang Yifei

Edited by Niva Whyman