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Tien ya ming yue dao (1976)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 7 October 1976 (Hong Kong)
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Don't miss this one it is excellent. Chinese sword masters pair up to fight off yet another villain for the deadly PeacockDart. The ending is eye popping don't miss this one. Shaw Brothers come thru yet again

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Fu Hung Hsieh
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Yen Nan-fei
Li Ching ...
Tsao Yu-chen
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Mingyue Hsin 'Moonlight Heart'
Lily Li ...
'Lute' Yu Chin
Feng Ku ...
'Sword' Hsiao Chien
Ching Tang ...
'Sire' Kung-tzu Yu
Szu-Chia Chen ...
Hsiao Ke-Lien 'Pity'
Hui-Ling Liu ...
Tang Hsi
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'Book' Wu Shi
Ping Ha ...
Devil's Granny (as Teresa Hsia Ping)
Shen Chan ...
Kung Sun-shao
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'Chess' Ku Chi (as Shao-Chiang Hsu)
Kuan-Chung Ku ...
Do-Ching Tzu
Miao Ching ...
Tsui Shui-ching
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Don't miss this one it is excellent. Chinese sword masters pair up to fight off yet another villain for the deadly PeacockDart. The ending is eye popping don't miss this one. Shaw Brothers come thru yet again

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10 July 2012 | by See all my reviews

Contains cannibalism, exploding peacock feathers, ninjas who turn into trees, people getting chopped in half and blown up, crater-sized plot holes, nonsense proverbs, and a scene where one guy escapes death by having practiced for 20 years to move his sinuses by an inch. It's an absolutely stupid movie that makes Master of the Flying Guillotine feel underwhelming.

But at the same time, there's a sophistication to its dreamlike, fantasy feel in that it roots the martial arts/wuxia thing firmly in the enduring realm of myth and legend. There are twists and role reversals that make no sense other than to drive home the moral of the film, unlikely dialogue motifs, and some of the sets border on scenery porn. It's like watching a proverb play out.


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