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Sons of the Good Earth (1965)
"Da di er nu" (original title)

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Credited cast:
Peter Chen Ho ...
Yu Rui
Betty Loh Ti ...
Lotus / He Hua
Pao-Shu Kao ...
Brothel Owner
Kuang Chao Chiang ...
Chang Bao Lu
Kun Li ...
Guan San Sheng
Feng Tien ...
Tian De Gui
Ming Lei ...
Lei Xiao Gu
Ying Lee ...
Mr. Li
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chih-Pin Chang
Paul Chang ...
Pei-Shan Chang ...
Zhao Gang
Hsiung Chao ...
Japanese Commandant
Yanyan Chen ...
Mrs. Tien (as Yen-yen Chen)
Patsy Chia-ling
Shao Lun Chiang


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19 March 1965 (Hong Kong)  »

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Sons of the Good Earth  »

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Sino-Japanese War movie is early King Hu.
9 January 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

If it wasn't the first major film of the director of TOUCH OF ZEN and the rest, this would be a forgettable war movie, importing the clichés of Hollywood into the Hong Kong scene.

There are few faces familiar from the major Shaw Brothers movies and only the wide spaced pieces of local colour to suggest King Hu's participation. It's rather short on barbarous atrocities too - one wagon load of grass mat wrapped beheaded bodies and a lecherous commander.

That said, the pacing is good and the scope screen is always filling with movement and detail, which distract from the unconvincing story line. The big action finale manages to produce a few authentic WW2 automatic weapons and the makers do confront the implausibility of a peasant militia with hand guns taking on well armed troops.

I've seen worse.

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