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Shen tong shu yu xiao ba wang (1983)

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Tien-Chi Cheng
Kuo Chao
Yu-Po Liu
Min-Yi Huang
Li Wang
Ke Chu
Jason Pai Piao ...
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Fei Ai ...
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Kuan-Chung Ku ...
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Feng Kuan ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yung Chan
Bing-Chuen Cheung
Yiu-Sing Cheung ...
(as Yao-Hsing Chang)
Szu-Ying Chien
Kin Ping Chow
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Oddball supernatural martial arts film from Cheh Chang
20 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

A monk returns from he grave with supernatural powers to fight the wicked and corrupt men who killed him. Directed by the great Cheh Chang, I was a little disappointed with film that turned out to me more of a Chinese ghost story than a martial arts film. There are certainly fight sequences and they are decent, but nowhere as good as Chang's heyday with the Venom Mob. I think the fight scenes suffered by the inclusion of too many supernatural elements (flying, transforming, disappearing, etc.), and combined with not so great of special effects, really tweaked the film. If you're wanting a supernatural martial arts film, stick with films by producer Tsui Hark who took western quality of special effects and mixed them with eastern martial arts to a much better effect than what you get here. Still, this film is certainly worth watching for fans of Chang.


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