This wretched martial arts feature revolves around a threatened group of Christians in the Chinese countryside. That's about the only spark of originality displayed by this inept film, which features some very boring fight sequences filmed at a snail's pace so the actors can hit their spots. A few of the sword fights are somewhat elegant, but the vast bulk of the choreography is quite poor, even resorting at one point to the old silent movie trick of speeding up the film for one particularly tricky shot. The denouement is almost passable--there's some fun to be had with some rather bizarre spiked gloves--but by and large, you won't be missing much if you pass on learning this secret (which on the print I saw is actually plural).
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