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The head of a Chinese martial arts school owes money to some local hoods, so he sends two of his students to Bangkok, Thailand to participate in a kickboxing tournament in order to raise the necessary money to pay off the debt. After one student gets injured and the other killed, the disgraced head of the school loses face with the Chinese Martial Arts Association and feels so ashamed that he commits suicide. It's up to the man's daughter and the injured student to not only avenge his death, but also to restore the honor of the school. Written by
The soundtrack used to introduce each student in the Angela vs Sammo/Wilson/Assorted heavies is a little snippet taken from the Electric Light Orchestra's B side and album track "In Old England Town". See more »
A very difficult film to locate, I located one through a (ahem) bootleg company which shall stay anonymous. This really has to be Angela's best, better than Broken Oath or Hapkido. Sammo Hung's action is what makes the usual non martial artists look better than they ever have and that includes the often wooden Carter Wong! The plot line, as if anyone ever cares with these films revolves around a Chinese Kung Fu school who owe a great deal of dollars to a local mob. The Sifu gets desperate and takes his two best students which happen to be his sons to Thailand to compete, for money, full contact. Not a good idea as one is injured and one returns to kick up daisies back in Hong Kong. Instead of the Kung Fu elders throwing a massive wake for his loss they ridicule him, steal his students and forces him to hang himself! Enter Angela Mao! She decides that the only way to save face is to go to Thailand, learn Muay Thay and return with said face! The standout scene for me is when the association try to stop her and she goes through each student proving her worth. Look out for Sammo, Wilson Tong & Whang In Sik in this scene. Also, note the soundtrack used to introduce each student. It's a little snip-it taken, illegally no doubt, from the Electric Light Orchestra's B side & album track 'In Old England Town'. Am I sad or what???
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