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Credited cast:
Ray Lui ...
Xiang Yu (as Ray Liu)
Rosamund Kwan ...
Yu Ji
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Lu Zhi
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Liu Bang (as Feng Yi Zhang)
Hsing-Kuo Wu ...
Zi Qi (as Xing Guo Wu)
Elvis Tsui ...
Zhong Li-Mei (as Jin Jiang Xu)
Shun Lau ...
Fan Zeng (as Xun Liu)
Mu Chu ...
Chuan-Chen Yeh ...
Courtesan (as Quan Zhen Ye)
Sung Young Chen ...
Fan Kuai (as Song Yong Chen)
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Han Xin
Xiang Dong Xu ...
Xiang Zhuang
Xueao Zhang
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Insurrection deposes the tyrannical first emperor of China during the evil Qin Dynasty. Warrior/general Xiang Yu and the cunning peasant Liu Pang join forces to win through civil war. Xiang Yu's weakness for Lady Yu combine with Liu Pang's treachery result in Liu founding the legendary Han dynasty. Written by <ssrich@cityu.edu.hk>

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Fire, Flags, Blood, Red and Yellow

An amazing movie. Powerful, long and beautiful. Two great scenes especially: great balls of fire running down the hills and an arrowed-fest assassination attempt. Bloody battles, hundreds of horses and spectacular costumes in powerful fighting scenes. Political intrigues, prisoners, war and peace tactics; I don't know how accurate it is, but it's an interesting way to learn history. Li Gong is breathtaking as usual, as the woman behind- everything. Honor, deceit, love, betrayal, loyalty and trust all in an overwhelming epic about ruling disputes in China circa 200 BC. A bit rough and tough but highly recommended. It is very sorrowing that good movies don't get the attention they well-deserve.


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