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Demon of the Lute (1983)
"Liu zhi qin mo" (original title)

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Credited cast:
Kam Cheung
Kuang-hung Chi
Hao-lin Ho
Ping-bi Hou
Ping-Ying Hou
Yu Lung Hsiao
Kara Hui
Feng Kuan
Philip Kwok ...
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Hoi Sang Lee
Fa Yuan Li
Tien Hsiang Lung
Jason Pai Piao
Pui Chung Tong
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Very silly wire-fu action
8 January 2006 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

A number of the regular Shaw Bros. cast appear in this really silly film about magic swords, a magic bow and arrows, magic lutes and so on. Everybody is on wires at least half the time and all the weapons used are absurd.

Does that make this a bad film? Well... I enjoyed it after it became clear that this was intended for a younger audience (at least I hope it was). Giant axes, remote controlled flying swords, a chariot drawn by dogs, a guy with an arm that can stretch 20 feet, fighting scissors, a bird man, exploding... wait, that's enough, you get it. The lute of the title will remind people a bit of "Kung Fu Hustle". The little girl in the film is really good. She keeps up with the other actors.


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