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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
Michelle Hu ...
Tie Ju
Luxia Jiang ...
Tie Mei
Hark-On Fung ...
Scruffy Chou
Cheung-Yan Yuen ...
Laughing Buddha
Mei Lin Mo ...
Brother Tiger
Junjie Mao ...
Sheng Xiangjun
Fengchao Liu ...
Shinji Tsutsumi
Yi-Yi Yang ...
Little Flora
Yongchen Liu ...
Mystery Man
Jiaolong Sun ...
Hei Mao
Chunyuan Wang ...
Niu Sanguang
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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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