Schemes in Antiques

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  • TV14
  • 2023
  • 2 hr 3 min
  • 6.0  (377)

Schemes in Antiques is a 2021 Chinese film directed by Qunshu Gao and starring Jiayin Lei, Xian Li, and Zhilei Xin. The movie is based on the novel "Ghost Blows Out the Light" by the famous Chinese writer Zhang Muye. It is a part of the wider "Ghost Blows Out the Light" franchise, which consists of novels, movies, and a TV series. The story of Schemes in Antiques centers around the world of antique dealers, ghost stories, and treasure hunters. Lei Jiayin plays Hu Bayi, an antique dealer who is struggling to make ends meet in his business. One day, he receives a request from a mysterious client to find an antique called "Bright Moon". The client promises to pay a huge sum of money for the item if Hu can find it.

To find the "Bright Moon", Hu embarks on a journey with his friend Wang Kaixuan (Xian Li) and his ex-girlfriend Shirley Yang (Zhilei Xin). They travel to a small town in China where they hope to find the antique. However, they soon realize that they are not the only ones looking for the "Bright Moon". A group of treasure hunters led by the ruthless Wu Xie (played by Yi Zhang) is also after the treasure. The treasure hunters are willing to use any means necessary to get their hands on the "Bright Moon", including violence and murder.

The journey becomes a race against time as Hu and his friends try to outsmart the treasure hunters and find the "Bright Moon" before it's too late. Along the way, they also uncover a dark and mysterious history of the town they are in. They discover that several years ago, a group of people had gone missing in the same area while trying to find a valuable treasure. They begin to suspect that there is a connection between their quest and the missing people.

Schemes in Antiques is a thrilling adventure movie that keeps you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. The story is well-crafted, with plenty of twists and turns that keep the audience engaged. The acting is superb, with Jiayin Lei and Xian Li giving excellent performances as the main characters. Lei brings depth and complexity to the character of Hu Bayi, a man who is haunted by his past mistakes and struggling to find his way in life. Xian Li also impresses as Wang Kaixuan, a loyal friend and partner who is always ready to help Hu in his quest.

The movie is also visually stunning, with beautiful landscapes and intricate sets that bring the world of antique dealers and treasure hunters to life. The special effects are top-notch, with thrilling action scenes and eerie ghost encounters that will make you jump out of your seat. The movie also has a haunting and atmospheric score that perfectly complements the mood of the story.

Overall, Schemes in Antiques is an excellent movie that is sure to please fans of adventure, treasure hunting, and ghost stories. It is a well-crafted and entertaining film that showcases the talent of some of China's best actors and directors. If you are looking for a thrilling and exciting movie that will keep you hooked until the very end, Schemes in Antiques is definitely worth a watch.

Schemes in Antiques is a 2023 action movie with a runtime of 2 hours and 3 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

Schemes in Antiques
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    6.0  (377)