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Vengeance (1970)

Bao chou (original title)
China 1925, a man returns to track down a kill the men who murdered his brother.

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David Chiang ...
Kuan Hsiao Lou
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Kuan Yu-Lou
Ping Wang ...
Hua Ching-fen
Yen-Ching Ou ...
Hua's sister
Feng Ku ...
Feng Kai-shan
Chih-Ching Yang
Yuan Chuan
Pin Ho
Sing Chen
Lei Cheng
Kuang Yu Wang
Chung Wang
Liu Hung
Kang Liu
Ching Ho Wang
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"Godfather of the kung-fu Film" Chang Cheh cemented his fame and importance with this extraordinary combination of a symbolic kung-fu thriller and coming-of-age teenage angst drama. The result is a landmark for its director and the film which made David Chiang and Ti Lung superstars. Written by Celestial Pictures

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14 May 1970 (Hong Kong)  »

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horrible screenplay, scenario, plot, lousy directing and acting
28 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

if compares SB's martial arts films with the Japanese samurai films, the SB's films and all the other similar genre films produced by other HK movies companies were nothing but child's play and big laugh. everything was shot indoor with artificial lighting, all the actors got so many shadows in 360 degrees on the ground. the screenplays usually were ridiculous, no specific time frame or historical supporting facts. actors wore funny costumes, modern hairdos, funny make-up. all the fighting scenes were played out like ballet, just looked so phony and at the same time, so childish. acting were non-exist since everybody was just acting. the ridiculous screenplays screwed up every possibility that could make a memorable film. there's no art value whatsoever in them, just laughable child play.

in this film, the brother who seek revenge for his brother was a willowy young actor, wearing oiled modern hairdo and most ridiculous of all, wore custom tailored white suit, while all the other goofballs wore some traditional clothes, all the bad guys never wore their shirts buttoned up. the performances of all the actors in this film were so poor and so unreal further ruined by horrible dialog. the fighting scenes were all looked so heavily staged.

there was nothing worth recommendable in this film, just shameful and disgust feelings. horrible yet at the same time, very laughable.


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