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This film is unique, one can tell that there was a lot of passion by the director, Yang Xiao (there was enough action plus CGI with it). I feel that there were some gaps maybe due to edits with the love narrative. Its a long film, running close to 2 hours and explores taboo themes, from sexual transgressions, trans identity to shadow governments, in the film there is the B.O.T that regulates transmorphing or "transfiguring" animal gods with ordinary humans.
If you are open-minded with this film; it can serve you great entertainment. Xiao had a lot of requirements for actors, to look ordinary or stylized. The strongest part is the main protagonists getting away from villains on a film set, kind of a film within a film idea.
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