Doug Liman presenting 'Butcher' at Toronto

Wuershan's martial arts thriller premieres in Sept.

Director Doug Liman will serve as a presenter of Wuershan's Mandarin-language film "The Butcher, the Chief and the Swordsman," which will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

A martial arts thriller, the film was produced by Daniel Yu and Tang Xiru, and was executive produced by Wang Wei, Tang Xiru, Shao Yiding, Yang Xinliang, and Liman. It is a co-production between Fox International Prods. and First Cuts Features.

Liman said that the film "is so wildly imaginative it changed my perception of China as a whole. It is a thrill to present this first time Chinese filmmaker to the international community."
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