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Dong fang san xia (1993)

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The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman). Initially, they're on opposing sides - the invisible Ching is kidnapping ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Chat / Thief Catcher / Mercy
... Ching / Invisible Woman / Number 3 (as Michelle Khan)
... Tung / Wonder Woman / Shadow Fox
... Inspector Lau
... Kau (as Anthony Wong)
... Chief of Police (as Pei Chun)
... Inventor (as James Pak)
Shi-Kwan Yen ... Evil Master (as Yee Kwan Yan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... (voice)
Cheuk Yan Chan
Keith Ferguson ... (voice)
... Ching / Invisible Woman (voice) (as Jessica Gee)
Patrick Keung
... (voice)
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The all-female Heroic Trio are Tung (Wonder Woman), Chat (Thief Catcher), a mercenary, and Ching (Invisible Woman). Initially, they're on opposing sides - the invisible Ching is kidnapping newborn male babies for her evil master, Tung is trying to solve the crime (rather more effectively than her policeman husband, who is unaware of her secret identity), and Chat, who was formerly employed by Ching's evil master, is trying to sell her services and inside knowledge to the police. But all three have something in common buried deep in their past... Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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Action | Fantasy

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »

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Goofs

Numerous instances of wires being seen...notably when Shadow Fox first appears...on Shadow Fox's throwing projectiles...bullets...babies...the motorcycle in the train station and the manhole cover. See more »

Quotes

Tung: So you're a woman.
Chat: So you're a bitch.
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Connections

Referenced in Irma Vep (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Ask All One's Life
Music by Ta-Yu Lo
Lyrics by Xi Lin
Performed by Anita Mui
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Strange and wonderful Pictures
15 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

For westerners this movie is quite strange. The mixture of fantasy, action and eastern setting creates a dream like scenery in which everything is possible. Take "Tiger and Dragon" and mix in more fantastic scenery and you have a rough idea of this movie. Great stuff that will bring you a totally new viewing experience.


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