Review: Neo-Western Crime Drama, SAVAGE, Paints By Numbers With Ample Chills And Suspense
If rural crime pics are your thing, you can expect plenty of this in writer and director Cui Siwei’s debut outing, Savage, produced by former John Woo cohort Terence Chang. Scenic mountainous views and wintry landscapes are the backdrop for key performances from a cast led by Chang Chen, and an otherwise taut and stylish feature endeavor.
SAVAGE: Cui Siwei’s New Chilling New Heist Thriller Nabs A U.S. May 3 Release
With Shadow in tow, Zhang Yimou’s wuxia epic won’t be the only title ready to command audiences as Cui Siwei’s neo-western crime thriller, Savage, stakes its claim for Well Go USA also on May 3. The wintery action crime thriller is led by co-star of Warner Bros.’s upcoming Dune, actor Chang Chen and also stars actress Ni Ni, and actors Liao Fan, Huang Jue, Liu Hua, Zhang Yicong and Li Guangjie.
The Official Trailer For SAVAGE Teases A Cold-Blooded Heist Thriller
Director Cui Siwei – screenwriter of Huang Bo’s The Island and Leo Zhang’s Jackie Chan sci-fi, Bleeding Steel – stirred a fair bit of attention with his latest scintillating and brutal heist thriller, Savage, after screening in Busan last year. It’s getting an April 26 release in China and for this, it’s got a great official trailer packed with chilling, pulsating neo-western flair to boot.
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