Out Live (2000)
"Bichunmoo" (original title)

TV-MA  |   |  Drama, Action, Fantasy  |  1 July 2000 (South Korea)
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A sweeping, epic tale of a martial arts warrior who attempts to defy a kingdom to be with his love.



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Credited cast:
Hyeon-jun Shin ...
Yu Jinha
Namgung Junkwang
Dong-jik Jang ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yu-jeong Choi ...
Lady Yeojin (as Jin-hie Choi)
Ju-bong Gi ...
Bang Hyep ...
Namgung Sung
Hak-cheol Kim ...
General Taruga
Ju-yeon Kim
Su-ro Kim ...
Han-garl Lee ...
Hyeon-kyeong Ryu
Tae-hwa Seo ...


It is 14th century Yuan Dynasty China, the country is under Mongolian rule and the star-crossed lovers, Jinha and Sullie, illegitimate daughter of a Mongolian commander, are caught in the middle. When her mother died, SullieÕs father, Taruga, took her away and later planned to marry her off to form an alliance with a powerful Chinese warlord. Things get worse when Jinha learns that Taruga was the person who ordered the massacre of his entire family. Fuelled by hatred, he masters his family secret martial arts, the Bichun Secret Art. Many top pugilists, who are also after the secret scroll, try to kill him. During one of such attempts, Junkwang, a rich and powerful son of a Han lord, helps Jinha. But fate has it that Junkwang is the person that Sullie is forced to marry. When Junkwang knows about their love, he plots to have Jinha killed. Written by <sukmolelono@yahoo.com>

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Ai mo, fukushû mo, kono tsurugi ni yadoru [Japan] See more »


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Release Date:

1 July 2000 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Flying Warriors  »

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Brilliant Film
17 July 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is one my favourite Asian films of all time and I never tire of watching it! It is so emotional throughout and even the music is evocative. The acting and characters are so good that they draw you into the story and the ending is heartrending. I am a big fan of "Hero", "House of the Flying Dragons", "Crouching Tiger..." but this seems to have made much more of an impression on me. The storyline is brilliant and absorbing and there are some great special effects. I do not like run of the mill martial arts, there has to be plenty of over the top action and mystical imagery-which this has plenty of. It is a while since I last watched it-but after writing this review I am tempted to watch it again.

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