Switch / Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains (the name of the stolen painting featured in the film) stars Andy Lau as a special agent tasked with the paintings recovery. The film was converted into the 3D and had a pretty big box office release in China. The release is set for April 15th, 2014 on Blu-ray & DVD (combo pack) from Funimation.
Synopsis: When a joint exhibition of the famous Yuan Dynasty scroll “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains” attracts the attention of nefarious art enthusiasts on the international black-market, both yakuza and English thugs scramble to steal it.Xiao Jinhan (Andy Lau), an Interpol agent with a tainted past, is assigned to the mission entitled “Art of War.” He determines to do anything to protect the scroll and clear his name. Xiao Jinhan (Andy Lau), an Interpol agent with a tainted past, is assigned to the mission entitled “Art of War.” He determines to do anything to protect the scroll and clear his name. Meanwhile, PICC agent Lin Yuyan (Zhang Jingchu) is also entrusted with the task of protecting the masterpiece, but things soon get much more personal than she bargains for. Sent by the yakuza to seduce Xiao Jinhan, the mysterious temptress Lisa (Chiling Lin) is every man’s dream: a Carmen and a chameleon; but deep down inside she is empty and lonely. The mastermind behind this yakuza operation is the coldblooded criminal Toshio Yamamoto (Tong Dawei), who spares no expense exploring the depths of depravity to indulge his sadism. He too will stop at nothing to possess the painting. Xiao’s adventure will take him over seas and across deserts. Will he accomplish his mission and clear his name? Will Lin Yuyan and Xiao find their lost love on the banks of Hangzhou’s romantic West Lake? Lisa might be able to escape almost certain death in Dubai, but will she escape the fate that Toshio has planned for her and find a new life outside his manipulative grasp? The outcome of this battle to the death, one fueled by both love and hatred, will be revealed as we unfurl the scroll “Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains.”
Switch has a run time of approximately 122 minutes and is rated R.
Staring Andy Lau, Zhang Jing Chu, Lin Chi Ling, Siqin Gaowa, Zhang Guang Bei, Tong Da Wei, Shi Tian Qi, AisinGioro Qixing & Vanessa Wang.
Directed By Sun Jian Jun.