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Jade Warrior (2006)
"Jadesoturi" (original title)

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Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Kai / Sintai
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Berg
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Pin Yu
Krista Kosonen ...
Ronja
Hao Dang ...
Cho
Taisheng Chen ...
Demoni (as Cheng Taishen)
Elle Kull ...
Weckström
Liansheng Tong ...
Village Elder
Qiupu Tao ...
Merchant
Xiaomei Tong ...
Servant
Pirkko Hämäläinen ...
Weckström (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yu Duan
Xiupeng Ji
Qiusheng Kong
Fangjin Li
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Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern Finland. Jade Warrior is set in ancient China early iron age and present day Finland. The past is feeding the story in present day, slowly revealing our warrior his real origin, his superior skills and his destiny. Jade Warrior - the first Finnish Kung Fu film - combines Finnish and Chinese mythologies into one film. Jade Warrior is an homage to Kung Fu genre strongly spiced with a truly original approach to Finnish national epic Kalevala. Like Kalevala Jade Warrior is a pure melodrama. A story of Kalevala's greatest hero. Written by www.ses.fi

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warrior | kalevala | finland | sword | kung fu | See more »

Taglines:

Tao minulle Sampo niin saat rakkaasi takaisin (Forge me the Sampo and you will get your loved one back)

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Action | Drama | Fantasy

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Rated PG-13 for violence and brief language | See all certifications »
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13 October 2006 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Fotia kai pagos  »

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€2,750,000 (estimated)
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Film opened in Finland in 40 theaters, in China it will be open in 150 theaters. See more »

Quotes

Kai: That kind of oath should not have been sworn alone. It becomes a curse.
Berg: What are you talking about?
Kai: You are my mistake.
Kai: But I am going to give you your rightful name.
Berg: You two will never have each other. You will not be born again.
Kai: I know.
Kai: I'm sorry.
Kai: I'm leaving you.
Berg: Don't... Leave me...
Kai: I name you goodbye. I name you... The Past. I name you...
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"think different"
19 October 2006 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

We haven't seen any attempts to combine Kalevala, the old stories, gods, myth, etc with any other culture or epic before. This film deserves a high rating score for being bold enough to try and manage it quite well indeed. A different kind of movie, feels and tastes fresh, contains enough little oddities and elements to be of cult stuff. I hope somebody will take it from here: develop the excellent old stories even further into something equally fresh. Same thing could be done with the equally rich stories of Aesir and the norsk gods etc. Along the lines of Neil Gaima's "American gods" and other such brilliant works.


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