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Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

Hao xia (original title)
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A son tries to avenge his father, and gets two sword fighters to help him.

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John Woo

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John Woo
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Cast

Credited cast:
Pai Wei Pai Wei ... Chang Saam
Damian Lau ... Tsing Yi (as Sung Jen Liu)
Kong Lau Kong Lau ... Kao Pun (as Chiang Liu)
Chiu-Hua Wei Chiu-Hua Wei
Hark-On Fung Hark-On Fung ... Pray (as Ke An Feng)
Hoi Sang Lee Hoi Sang Lee ... Pak Chun-Tong
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ching Po Chang Ching Po Chang
Ti-Ko Chen Ti-Ko Chen
Lei Cheng Lei Cheng
Homer Cheung Homer Cheung
Yi-Hsiung Chi Yi-Hsiung Chi
Chuen Chiang Chuen Chiang
Yuet Sang Chin Yuet Sang Chin
Alan Chung San Chui Alan Chung San Chui
Chi-Fung Fung Chi-Fung Fung
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A son tries to avenge his father, and gets two sword fighters to help him.

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sword | hong kong | martial arts | See All (3) »

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

22 November 1979 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Last Hurrah for Chivalry See more »

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Golden Harvest Company See more »
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Mono

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Featured in Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong (2003) See more »

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It begins okay but...
11 April 2002 | by chrelleSee all my reviews

The first hour is great and full of philosophical material. The relationship between the characters are wonderfully depicted and there's even a few humoristic scenes. Here the story is about betrayal, love and a beautiful friendship. But then story gets confusing and the fighting scenes which in the beginning was down to earth (as much a Hong Kong movie can be)becomes a mess of flying villains, drunken swordsmasters, unbeleviable villains generally. In this part of the movie it is all about fighting and killing.

What started out to be a fantastic ruined it totally for itself. I will give it 10/10 for the first hour and 0/10 for the last 40 minutes. So the total score for the entire movie will be 5/10


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