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White Snake

White Snake

The legend begins.

Produced by Light Chaser Animation, GKIDS’WHITE SNAKE” is a mythic epic conceived as the prequel to one of the most ancient and enduring stories of Chinese folk lore — full of demons, deadly beasts, wuxia action and star-crossed romance.

One day, a young woman named Blanca is saved by Xuan, a snake catcher from a nearby village. She has lost her memory, and together they go on a journey to discover her real identity, developing deeper feelings for one another along the way. But as they learn more about her past, they uncover a darker plot of supernatural forces vying for power, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Conceived as a prequel to one of the most ancient and enduring stories in Chinese history, White Snake presents a sumptuous tale of trickster demons, deadly mythical beasts, assassins, high-flying action, and the promise of eternal love.

“The background animation proves spectacular throughout, often resembling traditional Chinese ink paintings and providing a surreal feel to the imaginative proceedings… Packed with exciting adventure!” (Variety)

“A superior effort that should find enthusiastic audiences on our shores.” (Hollywood Reporter)

“The level of detail in the film is staggering, with loving attention given to the vibrant environments and the surreal experimental sequences that look like traditional Chinese calligraphy paintings brought to life in eye-popping 3D animation.” (SlashFilm)

“Glistens as a finely cut and polished CG gem.” (The Wrap)

Saturday, December 28
Doors 3:15 pm | Movie 3:45 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

Thursday, January 2
Doors 12:50 pm | Movie 1:20 pm
Advance tickets $13 HERE | $13 at the door

*Minors welcome in the balcony! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Rio Theatre Groupons and passes OK! Please redeem at the door.

WHITE SNAKE (Jiakang Huang & Ji Zhao, 2019 / 100 mins / 14A / English subs) A love story between a snake spirit and a snake hunter.

 

 

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