Soon after arriving, the courageous Wong Jet Li loses his memory after the daring rescue of Aunt Yee Rosamund Kwan , Wong's long-time love, who was just about to fall from a cliff. I can't wait to watch this. It's uncanny how blatant the similarities are if you actually take the time to read it, and it seems proper to shed light on the controversy. As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help. Introduction The story is set in both Hong Kong and the U. When Aunt Yee arrives back from America totally westernised, Wong Fei-Hung assumes the role of her protector. Jet's cool bullet-dodging in the climactic fight is fun, but only real highlight is the scene where Fei Hung's loyal comrade Seven attempts to cure his master's amnesia by fighting him in the styles of villains from the previous films.
In irony, he is killed by the onslaught of bullets fired by American soldiers. I'm still having withdrawals on the drama version. Synopsis The story is set in both Hong Kong and the U. It revolves around Bai Qian and Ye Hua, two immortal beings whose romance is fated across lifetimes. So, I'm super excited for the movie version.
Though they too know martial arts as do the cowboys Wong encounters , but are no match for Wong, who proves his skill by single-handedly braving the spears, kicks and chops of an enemy tribe. Certain medications are used to treat infections caused by ear infections. The first stills of the main leads are strikingly ethereal, leaving little doubt that the casting is spot on, at least visually. How you can find detailed info about? Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U. As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help. As violence escalates even Aunt Yee has to question her new western ideals, but is it possible to fight guns with Kung Fu? This time around Wong Fei Hung and his cohorts take a trip to the wild west, a reasonable idea but ultimately one of the weakest of the films.
It is derivative of these films, and unlike other imitation films, it can be considered a spin-off or parody to some extent. This theme is repeated through various actions of the characters, but prominently displayed through the character Master Yim in the first movie. Thus, the American workers' hatred towards the Chinese immigrants is high. This is a beautiful pairing. One of the only movies in it's genre to really create a cast of meaningful characters that do not merely lay by the way side of the best martial artist obviously Jet Li. The plot limps along rather pointlessly, although the frequent fight scenes choreographed by Sammo Hung are as exciting as ever.
As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help. I hope it's not going to be all beauty with no substance hahah. Since many of the stunts are rather large scale, the widescreen really helps also. Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung 1847-1924 against foreign forces' English, French and American plundering of China. It seemed to be a bunch of random scenes from the drama that just got smacked together for an hour or two. As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help. Talkative So as Chan Kwok Pong.
The first film featured an audio commentary by Bey Logan and. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U. It is excellently shot and acted with a sensible balance of action and drama - although it does have a tendency to lay things on quite thick, what with excessively dramatic music and over-signified sequences. The things Jet Li does with his fighting and acrobatic skills are truly amazing. This idea fell through and only Yuen Biao made it into the finished film.
Overall it is a very original film, and is set among the interesting clash of the British and Chinese cultures. This release contained extras including interviews. However it differs greatly in tone from the Once Upon a Time in China series, containing stronger elements of violence and broader comedy. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. You are watching the movie Once Upon a Time in China and America produced in Hong Kong belongs in Category Action, Adventure, History, Western with duration 102 Min , broadcast at 123Movie.
The films in this release feature Cantonese and Mandarin soundtracks, with English, Spanish and French subtitle options. So goes to the U. It also was notably used in the 1983 film , starring. On another note, I was made aware by an anonymous commenter that Tangqi Gongzi who wrote the source novel has long been accused of plagiarism see comparisons made. The films are presented in their original aspect ratio of 2. One thing im sure about is that this is an awesome cast! For one, Crystal Liu has always been everyone's ideal goddess. Even so, I'm curious and open to see another take on this beautiful story.
I agree this is not on the same level as the first two Once Upon a Time in China movies, but really neither is the third. » Brilliantly made martial-arts film about legendary Chinaman Wong Fei-hung. How can medications hels up? It was used in the 1978 film , starring Jackie Chan, which also had Wong Fei-hung as the main character. . This film was actually filmed with live mikes right here in Texas, in live Mandarin, English, and some Cantonese. Seven as Xiong Xin Xin. They sure have a better looking cast n of cos very impressive costumes, tho it reminded me of the Jurong Bird Park in my country Singapore which houses all e tropical birds in Asia.