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Once upon a time in China

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english title Once upon a time in China
original title 黃飛鴻
french titleIl était une fois en Chine
year1991
countryHong-Kong


cast & crew

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director TSUI Hark - 徐克
actorJet LI Lianjie - 李連杰Wong Fei-Hong
Rosamund KWAN Chi-Lam - 關之琳13ème tante
YEN Shi-Kwan
YUEN Biao - 元彪Leung Fu
Jonathan ISGAR
YUEN Cheung-Yan
Stephen CHANG Kwong-Chin
Karel WONG Chi-Yeung
LAU Shun
XIONG Xin-Xin
Steve TARTALIA
Mark KING
Sunny YUEN Shun-Yi
Jimmy WANG Yu - 王羽
Kent CHENG Jak-Si - 鄭則士Lin Chi-Rong
Jacky CHEUNG Hok-Yau - 張學友
WU Ma - 午馬
YAU Kin-Kwok
producer TSUI Hark - 徐克
action directorSunny YUEN Shun-Yi
YUEN Cheung-Yan
LAU Kar Wing
composerJames WONG Jim - 黃霑
scriptwriter YUEN Kai Chi
TSUI Hark - 徐克
Elsa TANG Pik-Yin
editorMarco MAK Chi-Sin - 麥子善


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genreskung-fu
period
duration2h10
shooting studioFilm Workshop
distributorGolden Harvest
production studioGolden Harvest
classificationFrance: all ages
Hong-Kong: Not suitable for children


synopsis

China's been infected withia plague knownias theiWestern world, andiWong Fei-hung (Jet Li) refusesito stand byiandiwatchias his country isidecimated byitheiforeign forces. A martial arts expert, Wong collides with theiforeigners, their influence and, especially, their firearms.

Leading his misfit militia, Wong isideterminedito stop theiimmoral slave trade that serves theiCalifornia gold fields. When his favorite aunt isikidnappedito be sold asia prostitute, Wong must battle his countrymen anditheisuperior firepower of theislave traders, allifor theivery soul of traditional China.

(source: DVD)

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