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Butterfly and Sword (1993)

San lau sing woo dip gim (original title)
Dynamo Michelle Yeoh stars as a loyalist who attempts to keep the King's empire from being overthrown by a revolutionary group.

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Meng Sing-Wan
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Lady Ko
Joey Wang ...
Butterfly
Elvis Tsui ...
Lord Suen Yuk Pa
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Yip Cheung
Tsung-Hua Tuo ...
Lui Heung-Chuen
Jimmy Lin ...
Prince Cha
Wong Chung-Kui
Chuan-Chen Yeh ...
Ho Ching
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Kuo-Chu Chang ...
Eunuch Tsao
Hin-Cheung Choi ...
Lord Suen's henchman
Ben Ko Chu ...
Bald fighter
Gwong-Chun Lam
Ka Ting Lee ...
Lui Chung Yuen
Lee Wai
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Dynamo Michelle Yeoh stars as a loyalist who attempts to keep the King's empire from being overthrown by a revolutionary group.

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Available with Cantonese or Mandarin language tracks (both dubbed in post-production). See more »

Quotes

Meng Sing-Wan: I didn't come to rob your bounty. Because your head is worth even more!
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Connections

Remake of Killer Clans (1976) See more »

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Complex, multi-dimensional, multi-genre movie
6 June 1999 | by (Philadelphia, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

An amazing movie which is amazingly under-appreciated and -rated. One of those rare multi-genre (fantasy, historical costume drama, comedy, romantic tragedy) movies for which Hong Kong is justly famous, with -- unusually for films from that movie production center -- a complex, multi-dimensional and -level plot. Beautifully filmed, well acted (Michelle Yeoh is NOT just an action stuntwoman though she is undoubtedly able in that regard), fast paced.

My only caveat is that it helps to read a plot synopsis (preferably Peter's from off the "Yes Madam" web site). Yes, the story-line is THAT complicated!


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