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Clans of Intrigue (1977)

Chu Liu Xiang (original title)


(as Chu Yuan)


(story), (screenplay) (as I Kuang)
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Credited cast:
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fei Ai
Kwok Kuen Chan
Shen Chan ...
Inn Gusty owner
Szu-Chia Chen ...
Su Yung-yung
Han Chiang
Miao Ching
Norman Chu ...
Sung Kang
Li Chuang ...
Sung Kan-erh
Ping Ha ...
Su Xian Xian
Hsia Hsu
Pei Chi Huang
Feng Ku ...
Master Leng Chiu-yun
Kuan-Chung Ku ...
Iron Palm
Wen Chung Ku ...
Abbot Tien Feng


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Release Date:

3 May 1977 (Hong Kong)  »

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Another Shaw gem
12 May 2012 | by (Naperville, IL) – See all my reviews

Clans of Intrigue is an excellent suspense-mystery with all the high stakes action you would still expect from a Ti Lung-starring Shaw Brothers film. Here he plays a well known rich thief, blamed for the murder of the leaders of the region's three largest kung fu clans. He is given one month to track down the real killer to save his life. Yueh Hua is excellent as a monk you meet early on who turns into the most interesting character in the film. Wish I could say more about him. And one of my absolute favorites, Ku Feng, shows up for a few sequences as well. The sets they use are just gorgeous, especially near the end. Some GREAT surprises along the way. I've seen a few of the collaborations between director Chu Yuan and star Ti Lung and hope there are more out there. At the very least I have a few more from the director on my shelf awaiting a viewing.

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