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The Forbidden Past (1979)

Xiao lou can meng (original title)

Director:

Yuen Chor (as Chu Yuan)

Writers:

Yuen Chor (screenplay) (as Yu Chin), John Yip (story)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Li Ching
Yun Ling
Hua Tsung
Wei Szu
Hui-Ling Liu
Tzu-Lu Chang Tzu-Lu Chang
Miao Ching
Sha-Fei Ouyang
Lai Wang
Tse Lin Yang
Mei Hua Chen Mei Hua Chen
Ben-Cheng Chen Ben-Cheng Chen
Ching Ho Wang
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shao-Lin Chiang
Feng Erh Feng Erh
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Details

Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

29 November 1979 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Siu lau chan mung See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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