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The Bride with White Hair (1993)

Bai fa mo nu zhuan (original title)
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The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign ... See full summary »

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Ronny Yu

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Kee-To Lam (as Kei To Lam), Yusheng Liang (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Brigitte Lin ... Lian Nichang
Leslie Cheung ... Zhuo Yi-Hang
Francis Ng ... Male Ji Wushuang
Elaine Lui ... Female Ji Wushuang
Kit Ying Lam ... Ho Lu Hua
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
King-Kei Cheng ... Hsin Cheng
Choi-Chow Hoh Choi-Chow Hoh
Eddy Ko ... General Wu San-Kuei
Jeffrey Lau
Lok-Lam Law Lok-Lam Law ... (as Le-Lin Lo)
Fong Pau ... Master Tzu Yang
Leila Tong
Kin-Ming Tsang Kin-Ming Tsang
Kwan Hong Wong Kwan Hong Wong
Richard Yuen Richard Yuen
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The sensitive swordsman Cho Yi-Hang is tired of his life. He is the unwilling successor to the Wu-Tang clan throne and the unsure commander of the clan's forces in a war against foreign tribes and an evil cult. One day, he meets the beautiful Lien, a killer for the evil cult who is equally unsatisfied with her situation, but their love angers both the Wu-Tang clan and the evil cult. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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A Classic Chinese Tale Of Swords And Sorcery Of Honor And Of Love


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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

25 September 1993 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bride with White Hair See more »

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Dolby

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2.35 : 1
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The love song at the end of the film was performed by Leslie Cheung, and as a gimmick, the song was not released to buy in any way so people who enjoyed the song would have to to re watch the movie in theaters. See more »

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Passion, Magic and Death
26 December 2006 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Zhuo Yi-Hang (Leslie Cheung) is raised by his master Tzu Yang (Fong Pao) to be his successor in the leadership of their clan. Yi-Hang meets Lien (Brigitte Lin), a warrior adopted by wolves and accepted by a tribe leaded by the evil magic twins Ji Wushuang (Francis Ng / Elaine Lui), in a lake, and they fall in love for each other. Yi-Hang promises to trust her forever. However, Ji Wushuang also loves Lien and she is sent away from their tribe. When the clan of Yi-Hang is attacked, he does not believe on Lien, thinking that she killed his master and cursing their love.

This beautiful and tragic love story, a kind of Chinese version of "Romeo and Juliet", has wonderful cinematography and costumes. The choreography of the fights is also amazing. The non-linear screenplay is a little confused, but when the viewer sees for the second time, it becomes clearer. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Entre o Amor e a Glória" ("Between the Love and the Glory")


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