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My Young Auntie (1981)

Zhang bei (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Comedy | 1981 (Hong Kong)
Cheng Tai-Nan (Kara Hui) is an honest and faithful servant of a dying patriarch who wants nothing more than to protect his vast wealth from his selfish, conniving nephew, Yung-Sheng. ... See full summary »

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Chia-Liang Liu

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Chia-Liang Liu (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chia-Liang Liu ... Yu Ching-Chuen
Kara Wai ... Cheng Tai-Nan (as Kara Hui)
Hou Hsiao Hou Hsiao ... Charlie Yu Tao
Lung Wei Wang ... Yu Yung-Sheng
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tung-Kua Ai
Kwok Keung Chan Kwok Keung Chan ... (as Kuo-Chiang Chen)
Wing-Hon Cheung
Tat-Wah Cho ... Ching Fu, Iron Man of Canton
Yeong-Mun Kwon Yeong-Mun Kwon
King Chu Lee
Ta Lei ... Boat passenger
Hsueh-Ming Liao Hsueh-Ming Liao
Hua Lin Hua Lin ... Spectator
Hui Huang Lin
Ke Ming Lin
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Storyline

Cheng Tai-Nan (Kara Hui) is an honest and faithful servant of a dying patriarch who wants nothing more than to protect his vast wealth from his selfish, conniving nephew, Yung-Sheng. Tai-Nan is young enough to be his granddaughter, but still agrees to marry her master so that all of his wealth will be lawfully safe with her so she can then transfer it to Ching-Chuen (Lau Kar-Leung), her new husband/master's favorite nephew. This angers the hateful Yung-Sheng greatly, who sends multiple thugs after Tai-Nan, but she is a highly skilled martial artist who is not easily defeated. Amazingly, things become even more complicated when Ching-Chuen's son, Yu Tao (Hou Hsiao), arrives home from a university in Hong Kong and discovers a mysterious women in his house and attacks her, not realizing she is actually his new great aunt, Tai-Nan. Complicating things even more is the uncomfortable sexual tension between Yu Tao and Tai-Nan. Next Yung-Sheng finally manages to steal all the paperwork, ... Written by Deadly_Ninja_Hunter

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Action | Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese | Mandarin

Release Date:

1981 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Fangs of the Tigress See more »

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Shaw Brothers See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Kara Hui shot the rickshaw scene while recovering from an appendectomy. She had to move very carefully or risk tearing out the stitches. See more »

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Horrible Movie
16 July 2013 | by andressolfSee all my reviews

I am a Shaw Brothers fan, but they made some standout great movies, and some crappy waste of time movies. I had to force myself to log on to IMDb after watching this garbage trash of a film just to not make the mistake of watching it again by accident. If I remember the title of this movie 10 years from now it would only be because of how bad it is.

Challenge of the Masters is another one I remember but being a waste of time.

My favorite SB movies so far are:

Mad Monkey Kung-Fu Return to the 36th Chamber Clan of the White Lotus Legendary Weapons of China Heroes of the East Executioners from Shaolin

Any one of those movies if you have not seen them already is worth watching over this one because they have more substance and better fight scenes. This one movie is purely about fighting (as are some other SB films I don't like- and the fighting is unrealistic and has dislikable choreographed fights)


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