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The White Dragon (2004)

Fei hap siu baak lung (original title)
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A teenage girl is given the martial arts skills of The White Dragon. When she discovers that the famed assassin, Chicken Feathers, is planning to kill her beloved prince, she seeks to prevent him.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Francis Ng ...
Blindie / 'Chicken Feathers'
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Second Prince Tian Yang
Lei Liu ...
Tian Sheng, First prince
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cecilia Cheung ...
Black Phoenix / White Dragon Jr.
Xiao Lung Ding ...
Palace Guard #1
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Deer Claw / Various Characters (voice)
Shiu Hung Hui ...
Deer Tai
Zhangjin Shi ...
Eagle
Nei Suet ...
White Dragon
Patrick Tang ...
Gene
Kitty Yuen ...
Tweetie
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In this swordfighting comedy, a young noblewoman falls in love with a prince of the Imperial House. By accident, she acquires the martial arts skills of the White Dragon. New in her power, she learns that there are definite advantages in performing "good deeds" as the Little White Dragon. When she discovers that the famed assassin, Chicken Feathers, is planning to kill her beloved prince, she seeks to prevent this by killing the assassin first. After more than one unsuccessful attempt, she begins to grow in her compassion and understanding for the blind assassin. The real plot behind the assassination attempts on the prince is uncovered because of her decisions. Written by nakataohana

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28 October 2004 (Hong Kong)  »

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The song she plays is Greensleeves a traditional English folk tune. See more »

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Remake of Fei xia xiao bai long (1968) See more »

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Funny as hell!!
29 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

Saw this on a double bill with "Springtime in a Small Town".

What an odd pairing!

"Springtime" was a deliberately paced, beautiful period piece and "The White Dragon" was an in-your-face laugh riot.

Another movie patron warned me that I would be wasting my time, but I ended up thoroughly enjoying it.

Never laughed so hard at an Asian film!

A lot of sight gags but Francis Ng's over the top performance won me over. Cecilia Cheung does a credible job as his foil.

Certainly not "high art", but if you desire a little levity and silliness, you won't be disappointed.

The late afternoon-evening that I spent watching these two films is one of my favorite solo adult experiences, so they'll always hold a place in my heart.


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