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Jade Tiger (1977)

Pai yu lao hu (original title)

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Lung Ti ...
Chao Wu-chi / Li Zhongtan
Feng Ku ...
Shang-kuan Yin
Lily Li ...
Chao Chien-chien
Yao Hsiao ...
Wei Fung-niang
Mei Sheng Fan
Lieh Lo ...
Tang Chueh
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Tang Yu (as Erh Tung Sheng)
Hua Yueh ...
Tang Ao
Szu Shih ...
Tang Yue
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Fei Ai
Kwok Kuen Chan
Shen Chan ...
Liu San-keng
Chih-Hung Chang
Hsi Chang
Nan Chiang ...
Tang She
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Good Shaw production with a dark side
21 January 2006 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Some interesting concepts are contained in this absurd but dark sword film. As in other Yuen Chor films there are a number of characters to keep track of but Ti Lung holds it all together. There a good number of wild martial artists including one with exploding eyeballs! It's a very watchable film filled with fights and extraordinary weapons. Unfortunately for me the drama went a bit too unbelievable and the plot twists required Ti Lung's character to be naive at one point but brilliant and cunning at another. A little more character development might have helped.

A good film with more introspection then the typical kung-fu movie.


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