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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 »

Director:

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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Storyline

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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Color

Aspect Ratio:

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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A Tragic Love Story
13 March 2004 | by Bowling312See all my reviews

One word to describe this film is AMAZING. Liang Yusheng wrote The Bride with White Hair novel and Ronny Yu (Bride of Chucky, Freddy Vs Jason) accurately directed this classic Chinese novel. This movie is a perfect, heart felt, tragic love story. What is so great about this movie is the brilliant acting, incredible cinematography, great music and the most un-like Hollywood ending you'll ever see. Leslie Cheung and Brigitte Lin played their character very well and their acting was great. Oscar Winner Peter Pau(Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) did the cinematography for this movie and it was Excellent. When you finished watching this movie, it can make you feel linger or a strong feel that last for a few hours. In my opinion, Ronny Yu will never be able to top this film. This film can make you want to see the sequel(The Bride with White Hair 2). Just to mention about the sequel, it is not as good as the first one. The only thing in the sequel that is worth seeing is the last ten minutes of the movie.


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