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Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)
"Hao xia" (original title)

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A son tries to avenge his father, and gets two sword fighters to help him.

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Ti-Ko Chen
Lei Cheng
Homer Cheung
Yi-Hsiung Chi
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Yuet Sang Chin
Alan Chui Chung San
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A son tries to avenge his father, and gets two sword fighters to help him.

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Early Woo shows promise
9 March 2000 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

This rather formulaic swords and flying fists movie is a decent early display of John Woo's talents. The cinematography is excellent and some of the sword work is truly remarkable. Unfortunately the film labours under the burden of a dull story and a glaringly low budget (check some of the setbound fight scenes if you doubt me). Nonetheless, it's worth seeing, especially if you can catch in letterboxed.


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