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Ding On
Xin Xin Xiong ...
Fei Lung
Sonny Song ...
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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 ...
Grandmother (as Tsi-Ang Chin)
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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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 The One-Armed Swordsman (1967) See more »

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The best of Tsui Hark and Chiu Man Chek
30 January 2002 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

This movie is special. Yes, it's another HK movie with great demonstrations of martial arts -with swords and blood-, heroism and revenge. Behind the wonderful and very violent fighting sequences, it's more about life, lust and frustrations. Tsui Hark puts unusual sadness in his movie and a strong sexual atmosphere : Valerie Chow is really amazing as a crazy prostitute and Chiu Man Chek is much sexier and a better actor than Jet Li or Chow-Yun Fat. Between the efficiency of Tai-Chi and the melancholy of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Perfect.


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