One of the last of the Old School Hong Kong martial arts flicks, this one deals with a legendary competition in swordplay and fighting that ends up being fought between two great warriors, a Chinese man and a Japanese man, who, over the course of the film, have become friends.
Mark Toscano <firstname.lastname@example.org>
13 January 1983 (Hong Kong)
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Also Known As:
Duel to the Death
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
[in Cantonese version of the film] While most of his roles were previously dubbed from professional actors, this film proves the rare example of having Norman Chu dubbed in his own voice. See more
UK VHS versions of this film were cut by 5 seconds to remove all shots of shuriken (ninja throwing stars), as these were on the no-no weapons list of the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) at the time. When resubmitted to the BBFC in 2004 under revised guidelines in which shuriken were no longer a problem, the film was passed uncut for the UK DVD release. See more
Referenced in Kill Bill: Vol. 1