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Dr. Wai in the Scriptures with No Words (1996)
"Mao xian wang" (original title)

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A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.

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Rosamund Kwan ...
Monica Kwan / Cammy
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Shing
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Kim-Fai Che
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Billy Chow ...
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Ping Han
Yung-chang Ho
Sam Kai-Sen Huang
Foo-Keung Kong ...
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Johnnie Kong ...
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Kin-yung Kwok
Wai-Ming Lam
Kar-Ying Law ...
Headmaster
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A serial adventure writer with problems in his personal life lives out the adventures of his literary hero, King of Adventurers.

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A Fascinating Film
1 March 2000 | by (Stockton, California) – See all my reviews

This movie is a fascinating film. First of all, the plot is very original. I liked the story-within-a-story approach to the plot. It deals with an adventurer going up against the Japanese for a mythical scripture. The events of the story parallel the life of the author of the story. What I liked about this film were the fight scenes. Most of them were short, unfortunately. However, they were fairly original. The viewer gets a chance to see Jet Li use tai chi, a chain, flaming swords, and his lethal feet. My only complaints were the fights scenes weren't that long. Otherwise, it's an entertaining film.


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