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Fang Shi Yu (1972)

R  |   |  Action, Drama  |  March 1974 (USA)
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A gifted but proud young martial arts student injures and kills an opponent. In retaliation , his father is killed. The young student vows revenge and begins to prepare for his epic face-off.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Fei Meng ...
Lin Lin Li ...
Siu Ping
Yasuaki Kurata ...
Iron Fist Tan (as Karada Shoji)
Hung Pai ...
Mao Tsui Hua
Ching Wong ...
Iron Fist Chien (as Wang Qing)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kwok Kuen Chan
Cheng-kuo Chen ...
Fang's friend
Chiang Chen
Shao-Chia Chen
Ti-Ko Chen
Tien Lung Chen
Lik Cheung ...
Mai Yuan (as Lee Chang)
Yi-Hsiung Chi
Tien-Chu Chin
Yun-Kin Chow
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A gifted but proud young martial arts student injures and kills an opponent. In retaliation , his father is killed. The young student vows revenge and begins to prepare for his epic face-off.

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Satisfying Chop Socky
8 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for pure chop socky, then this film is for you. It doesn't waste a lot of time with meaningless dialog unrelated to fighting. It is basically Chinese "I'm gonna kick your ass, sucka." I heard the other day that QT is planning a similar type movie in his grindhouse vein with badly dubbed dialog or subtitles. He should watch this film for guidance as it epitomizes the genre.

Fei Meng gives a great performance as the son out to avenge his father. He takes two brutal ass-kickings before he gets his stuff together. (Reminds you of Rocky) The only problem is that you will be hungry for more an hour later.


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