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Once Upon a Time in China II (1992)
"Wong Fei Hung II: Nam yee tung chi keung" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Biography  |  1 September 1993 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Rosamund Kwan ...
Siu Chung Mok ...
David Chiang ...
Luke Ho-Dung
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Commander Lan
Tielin Zhang ...
Xin Xin Xiong ...
Priest Gao Kung
Paul Fonoroff ...
British Consul
Shi-Kwan Yen ...
Governor Chung (as Yee Kwan Yan)
Ka-Kui Ho ...
Innkeeper Mak
Michael Miller ...
Dr. Thompson
Dion Lam ...
Governor Chung's Assistant
Shu-Kei Chow ...
Commander Lan's Man
Joe Chu ...
White Lotus Sect Regiment Commander
Chuen Chiang ...
White Lotus Sect Member
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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 Ian Cohen

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Enjoyable blend of fiction and history with a Wushu kick
12 July 2000 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Set in the early twentieth century amidst civil unrest and nationalist demands for independence, _Once Upon a Time in China II_ is enjoyable and very watchable. Much is made of the clash between Oriental and Occidental culture and the lack of understanding between the two. Comparisons between superstitious, reactionary Chinese nationalism and its more educated counterpart are made in passing.

_Once Upon a Time in China II_ is very similar in feel and approach to such adventure films as _Raiders of the Lost Ark_, and is probably best viewed as such. Although fictional and real-life events and characters are interwoven, it is doubtful that the film was ever intended as anything but enjoyable viewing.


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