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Dong fu ren (1968)

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(as Shu-Hsuan T'ang)

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(as Shu Shuen)
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Madame Tung
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Captain Yang
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Szu-yun Chen
Yu-Kuan Chen
Hilda Chow Hsuan ...
Wei-Ling
Po Hu
Ying Lee ...
Chang
Yui Liang ...
Monk
Susan Tang
Shu Shuen Tong
Li Wan
Hsiu Wen ...
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Chuan Wu
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14 October 1970 (Hong Kong)  »

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Funded with American money, shot in Hong Hong and Tawain, with post-production work done in the US. See more »

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Slow contemplation of a time now passed
22 June 2017 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Such a pleasure to view this period piece chinas 1600's ming dynasty and its melodic passage highlighted by key events , many slight, but beautifully underlined by the film maker. The hands touching, the makeup removal, the words of the admirers poem reoccurring, the change of seasons and the constant music to assist the viewers passage through the story while minimising the dialogue.

The pictures tell the story , one the first things you learn at film school and often forgotten by new age directors.the ending is appropriate to the tale but do i yearn.....


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