Once Upon a Time in China (1996– )
"Wong Fei Hung" (original title)

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In turn of the 20th century China, Chinese folk Wong Fei Hung faces many problems during the Chinese revolution, he continues to run his herbal clinic Po Chi Lum while facing many revolutionaries and martial arts opponents.

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In turn of the 20th century China, Chinese folk Wong Fei Hung faces many problems during the Chinese revolution, he continues to run his herbal clinic Po Chi Lum while facing many revolutionaries and martial arts opponents.

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This big budget production directed by Tsui Hark went well over budget and took an extra three months to complete (six months was the original scheduled time).Despite this it went on to become one of the most successful and popular TV series of the time, gaining top ratings in Taiwan and Hong Kong. Eventually it was screened all over Asia before being picked up by Tai Seng and released in the US. The series was divided into five parts with five separate stories with a total of 27 episodes. See more »

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