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Fatal Needles vs. Fatal Fists (1978)
"Gou hun zhen duo ming quan" (original title)

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Don Wong ...
Meng Hu
Lieh Lo ...
Captain Chow Lung
Yi Chang ...
Chung Tung
Ling Hua ...
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Chin Hai Chen
Fu Hung Cheng
Tien-chi Cheng
Ming Chin ...
Chin Piao
Kuo Chung Ching
Ben Ko Chu
Alan Chui Chung San ...
Magistrate Chen (as Chung Hei Chui)
Hsing Nan Ho
Chang-Wen Hsieh
Han Hsieh
Chang Sheng Ko
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17 August 2012 | by See all my reviews

Lee Tso Nam might have been the best independent martial arts director out there. He wallowed in the clichés of the genre, but at the same time his films were generally very well paced and well written. What's with the low rating here? This is a straight-up classic. An old guy who throws needles! A protagonist with clear motivation and a character arc! Come on, are you asking for Bergman here?

I particularly like the obviously artificial "outdoors" set with the matte painting at the climax. Stylistic touches like that that give movies like this a sort of "out of time" charm, which cements them in the eternal language of myth and legend.


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