In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese ... See full summary »
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In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong must also defend Dr. Sun Yat Sen, a revolutionary, from the military. With his friends, loved ones, and the future of China itself at stake, Wong must once again use his martial arts skills to defend the innocent. Written by
Unlike the first one, I was sure to rent this sequel on DVD, because I knew it would be uncut. However, I ultimately found the story quite confusing. The first half is easy to follow, but then afterwards motivations of the characters and events around a flag and a list (which seems to come out of nowhere) left me quite bewildered.
The fight scenes were pretty cool, though they were not as good as they could have been, since they use a lot of cuts (very quick and confusing at times) as well as close-ups.
Maybe my somewhat disappointed outlook is because I heard so many good things about beforehand. I think if you keep your expectations low (and you don't have to pay much to see it), you'll have a better chance of enjoying it. Still, I much preferred Li's FIST OF LEGEND, FONG SAI YUK 1 and 2, and TWIN WARRIORS.
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