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Jade Tiger (1977)

Pai yu lao hu (original title)
Zhao Wuji embarks on an very tragic adventure with full of intrigues to avenge his father, who is beheaded by a traitor working for Tang, on the eve of son's marriage.

Director:

Yuen Chor (as Chu Yuan)

Writers:

Yuen Chor, Lung Ku
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Credited cast:
Lung Ti ... Chao Wu-chi / Li Zhongtan
Feng Ku ... Shang-kuan Yin
Lily Li ... Chao Chien-chien
Yao Hsiao Yao Hsiao ... Wei Fung-niang
Mei Sheng Fan ... Chao Chung
Lieh Lo ... Tang Chueh
Tung-Shing Yee ... Tang Yu (as Erh Tung Sheng)
Hua Yueh ... Tang Ao
Szu Shih ... Tang Yue
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fei Ai ... Ting Chi
Shen Chan ... Liu San-keng
Chih-Hung Chang Chih-Hung Chang
Hsi Chang ... Innkeeper
Shih-Ou Chang
Chok Chow Cheung
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Zhao Wuji embarks on an very tragic adventure with full of intrigues to avenge his father, who is beheaded by a traitor working for Tang, on the eve of son's marriage.

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Good Shaw production with a dark side
21 January 2006 | by ChungMoSee all my reviews

Some interesting concepts are contained in this absurd but dark sword film. As in other Yuen Chor films there are a number of characters to keep track of but Ti Lung holds it all together. There a good number of wild martial artists including one with exploding eyeballs! It's a very watchable film filled with fights and extraordinary weapons. Unfortunately for me the drama went a bit too unbelievable and the plot twists required Ti Lung's character to be naive at one point but brilliant and cunning at another. A little more character development might have helped.

A good film with more introspection then the typical kung-fu movie.


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

7 May 1977 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Jade Tiger See more »

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Shaw Brothers See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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