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The Blade (1995)

Dao (original title)
After the master of the Sharp Manufacturer saber factory abdicates and appoints On, his least popular worker, as his successor, On, unwilling to lead his surly colleagues, embarks on a ... See full summary »

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Ding On
Xin Xin Xiong ...
Fei Lung
Sonny Su ...
Siu Ling (as Nei Song)
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Courtesan (Guest star)
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Fast Sabre (Guest star) (as Sing Ngai)
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Chi Fai Chan
Moses Chan ...
Iron Head
Szu-Ying Chien ...
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Kin-sang Chow ...
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Jason Chu
Bik-Ha Chung
Wing-Chan 'Emily' Chung
Ka-Kui Ho
Ricky Ho
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After the master of the Sharp Manufacturer saber factory abdicates and appoints On, his least popular worker, as his successor, On, unwilling to lead his surly colleagues, embarks on a quest of revenge to kill the evil, flying, tattooed kung fu master who killed his father. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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21 December 1995 (Hong Kong)  »

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One of Quentin Tarantino's 20 Favourite Movies from 1992 to 2009. See more »

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The tattoos on Fei Lung's chest disappear when Ding On throws the blade at his throat in the finale. See more »

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Remake of One-Armed Swordsman (1967) See more »

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Excellent, furious and astounding
29 March 2004 | by See all my reviews

The greatest Wu Xia Pian I've ever seen in my life (and god knows I've seen a lot). The final action sequence, including Hung Yan-Yan, is now a legend in Kung-fu movies, just like the duel between Jet Li and Donnie Yen in Once Upon A Time in China 2... Tsui Hark's direction is fabulous despite an obvious lack of money. And Chiu Man-Cheuk is a tremendous actor/kung-fu artist, as charismatic as Bruce Lee himself in his quest for revenge. Too bad this actor is now semi-retired from movie industry...

(sorry for my horrible english, but I'm french)


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