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The Wheel of Life (1983)

Da lunhui (original title)
This 3-parter uses the same 3 leads in each of its parts. Through reincarnation, 3 people meet in 3 different periods of Chinese history. Director King Hu opens with a Ming Dynasty tale of ... See full summary »

Directors:

King Hu, Hsing Lee | 1 more credit »

Writers:

Yung-Hsiang Chang (screenplay), Ling Chung (story)
3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hsueh-Fen Peng ... (All 3 parts)
Huo-Yen Chiang Huo-Yen Chiang ... (All 3 parts) (as Hou-Jen Chiang)
Chun Shih ... (segments 1 / 2 / 3)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hsi-ping Chang Hsi-ping Chang ... (Part one)
Hsiao-Ping Chang Hsiao-Ping Chang ... (Part three)
Pao-Shan Chang ... (segment 2)
Wei Chang Wei Chang ... (segment 2)
Hui Lou Chen ... (segment 2)
Ching Feng Chiang Ching Feng Chiang ... (segment 2)
Yu-chi Chiang Yu-chi Chiang ... (Part three)
Ben-Ko Chu ... (segment 1)
Hsi-Kuei Chu Hsi-Kuei Chu
Bi-Hui Fu ... (segment 2)
Chuen Fu Chuen Fu ... (Part two)
Yuan-Tseng Hsia Yuan-Tseng Hsia
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This 3-parter uses the same 3 leads in each of its parts. Through reincarnation, 3 people meet in 3 different periods of Chinese history. Director King Hu opens with a Ming Dynasty tale of renegade swordsmen battling secret police. Lee Hsing follows with a melodrama about a wealthy man in love with an opera singer in the early 20th century. Pai Ching-Jui closes with the story of a dancer and a shaman in the 1980s.

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Drama | Romance

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Details

Country:

Taiwan

Language:

Mandarin

Release Date:

1983 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Samsara See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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