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A simple fisherman helps a fugitive King in a fight, and offers him refuge in a hideout near his fishing village. When the King's group is attacked by his usurper brother, the fisherman is ... See full summary »

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Lan Ning-Kwan
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A simple fisherman helps a fugitive King in a fight, and offers him refuge in a hideout near his fishing village. When the King's group is attacked by his usurper brother, the fisherman is sent to find the King's betrothed, the daughter of the Emperor, and bring her back. On the journey love blossoms between the fisherman and the Emperor's daughter. Meanwhile the King's beautiful advisor seems to be in love with him, despite the fact that she is a traitor sent to kill him by the evil brother. Written by Brian Rawnsley <rawnsleb@natlib.govt.nz>

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Good Chinese Sword-and-Sorcery
25 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. For me it's an HK sword-and-sorcery classic.

Kelvin Wong as the 14th Prince is a "Baddie" extraordinaire and features in some brilliant, utterly over the top action scenes that had me in stitches. Maggie Cheung is also good and adds lots of good moves to the action and character to the plot. The movie is well-paced, good to look at, well-directed and has some original touches that have been emulated and extended as the genre has become more popular and more lavish. I didn't like the English dubbing - it murders the dialogue, and prefer the original soundtrack with English sub-titles. Simplistic storyline (What d'you expect - it's Chinese Sword and Sorcery) and occasionally sentimental, nevertheless, if you like the genre, well worth seeing.


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