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Once Upon a Time in Shanghai (2014)

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A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive.

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Master Tie
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Long Qi
Philip Ng ...
Ma Yongzhen
Kuan Tai Chen ...
Baldy Bai
Luxia Jiang ...
Tie Mei
Hark-On Fung ...
Scruffy Chou
Cheung-Yan Yuen ...
Laughing Buddha
Michelle Hu ...
Tie Ju
Mei Lin Mo ...
Brother Tiger
Fengchao Liu ...
Shinji Tsutsumi
Yongchen Liu ...
Mystery Man
Junjie Mao ...
Sheng Xiangjun
Yi-Yi Yang ...
Little Flora
Duo Ba ...
Drunken Chun
Jiaolong Sun ...
Hei Mao
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A laborer moves to Shanghai in the hope of becoming rich. But ends up using his kung fu skills to survive.

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Philip Ng Really Delivers The Punch In This One
6 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

This modern take on The Boxer from Shantung from 1972 from Ching-Po Wong was a chance find for myself but I'm glad I did.

Set in 30's crime ridden Shanghai the film is shot in black and white with splashes of colour.

Excellent cinematography, flawless sets, not too over the top cgi and a classic albeit very predictable storyline.

Once Upon a Time in Shanghai delivers where it needs to most - lots of quality choreographed action.

A must for any kung-fu movie nut and the casual fan alike, if you're not already a fan of Philip Ng prepare to become one.


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