Saturday, June 6, 2009
What Is The Longest Film Ever Produced?
The Burning of the Red Lotus Temple (Huo Shao Hong Lian Si) is the longest film ever produced. It running 1620 minutes (27 hours). The Mingxing Film Company - the producer of the film - was released the film in 18 feature-length parts between 1928 - 1931.
This Chinese silent film was adapted from the novel "The Tale of the Extraordinary Swordsman". It was focused on the rescue of a commander help captive in The Red Lotus Temple, a mysterious full of traps cavern.
The film used more than 400 stunt men from professional martial arts schools. The film was premiered in May 1, 1928 in Beijing and become national box-office film that time.