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Qi xiao fu (1988)

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The story of Beijing Opera School, its teacher Master Yu and his students.

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Credited cast:
Chi-Jing Chan
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Pui-Yin Chan
Wen-lung Chang ...
Cheng Lung, 'Chan' as teenager
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Ching
Wai-Ming Cheung
Chung Chin-jen ...
Samo, 'Big brother' as teenager
Chan-Nin Chow
Wai-Ming Chu
Yam-Fai Chu
Chan-Ban Fung
Pak-Kwong Ho
Ricky Ho
Ming-kuei Hsiao ...
Cheng Lung as child
Chien-wei Huang ...
Yuan Biao as teenager
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This is a story about the Peking Opera School that Jackie Chan, Samo Hung and Yuen Biao (the Lucky Stars) attended as young men. The story is about their teacher Master Yu and his school. Written by Joyce Uyeno <joycemu@earthlink.net>

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10 November 1988 (Hong Kong)  »

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Chat siu fuk  »

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The story of Sammo Hung growing up in the Chinese Opera.
21 June 2003 | by (AZ, USA) – See all my reviews

This is NOT a Sammo Hung action movie. See it anyways. This is the story of a Chinese opera troop and their harsh master (played by Sammo). The troop in question is the one that produced such greats as Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, and Yuen Biao. There is very little action in this movie, it is a drama. Sammo plays a VERY hard teacher, but he conveys a level of love for his pupils that makes his harsh treatment of them seem very difficult on him. This is Sammo's best drama. It is a coming of age tale, a biography, and a very moving film.


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