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Credited cast:
Qiqi Chen ...
Yin Siu-yu
Li Mak-Yin
Norman Chu ...
Lin Wan
Jade Hsu ...
Fa Ying-chi
Eddy Ko ...
Ching Ti-yi
Mad Swordsman
Yat Fan Lau ...
Pigeon Man
Hoi Sang Lee ...
Sau Foon
Tung Ng ...
Wong Sap-kei (swordmaker)
Feng Tien ...
Fa Chin-shu (as Feng Tian)
Chiu-hua Wei ...
Yeun Kei


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Release Date:

14 August 1980 (Hong Kong)  »

Also Known As:

Das Schwert  »

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Fa Ying-chi: You murder my father for this sword? You call yourself a swordsman?
Lin Wan: Anyone who uses a sword is a swordsman. I use a sword.
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Good Movie
18 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

About the fight scenes, despite the wire work and the special effects, it is clear in this movie that the actors really know kung fu. The fight shots tend toward middle range shots where you see the stance and the sword moves.

Instead of some many current films filled with cuts and close up that obscure the kung fu which the actors may not really know how to do anyway.

Also this movie is one of the few that deals with the idea that fighting and killing may not be as glorious and wonderful as it appears in concept.

All in a great movie with a very small cast that doesn't seem to impact the quality one bit.

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