As The Year of The Monkey begins, Chinese people naturally think of The
Monkey King; a faithful disciple of Monk Tang. Together, Monkey and his
Master endured extensive and immense hardships traveling to India in
order to bring the sacred Buddhist scriptures back to China. Their
“Journey to the West” became a great classic story that continues to
inspire people today.
For us, producing the film, “Shake The World”, was likewise a remarkable
journey fraught with immense challenges and hardships, all for a great
cause. In the spirit of this New Year, therefore, Shen Zhou Film Studio
has decided to release a documentary about the making of the film,
“Shake The World”. For all those who have quietly supported and paid
attention to our work, we would like to give you this special
As one of our actors expressed in an interview once; none of our actors
were professionals and we had only 15 days to shoot all of our footage.
Under such impossible odds, we all had the same determined thought: the
truth of this story must be made known to the world! And thus,
impossibility became reality.
Although the realms that art can reach are limitless, everyone gave
their all to create a work that we can now look back on and be proud of.
Our film director once said, “Throughout the entire process of shooting
I was deeply touched by the effort that all staff and actors gave”.
Indeed, looking back at the process of shooting this film, we still feel