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Who can you turn to?

Advantages: An extravagant, entertaining spectacle.
Disadvantages: Some poor use of language in subtitles.

...I read. I am rather partial to stories of Judge Dee by Robert van Gulik, so when I caught a glimpse of a trailer on the TV for a film about a Detective Dee I had to find out more. It was for a Chinese film that as yet h ...

Coloneljohn 23.09.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Detective Dee - Mystery Of The Phantom Flame (DVD)

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"The game's afoot, and the foot knows Kung Fu"

Advantages: Good fun
Disadvantages: Bit silly

Star – Andy Lau Genre – World Cinema Run Time – 119 minutes Certificate – PG13 Country – Amazon – £ DVD (£ Blue Ray) Awards – 6 Wins & 12 nominations = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = So ‘Detective Dee: The Mystery of the Pha ...

thedevilinme 12.03.2014 · Read full review
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有 A FILM OF RARE BEAUTY 有

Advantages: A visual feast.
Disadvantages: Subtitles. Some may not like them.

有 House of Flying Daggers. 有 Having watched this film on TV the other night I was so stunned by it's Cinematography that I felt I had to attempt to write my first Film review, and try and put down in words just how stunning I thought ...

Morning_Becomes_Electra 03.10.2007 · Read full review
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The Most Beautiful Film Ever

Advantages: Incredible Acting, Special Effects and Story Line
Disadvantages: Is in Chinese/Manderin and may put people off reading subtitles

**What Is It?** The House of Flying Daggers (In Chinese, is called Shi Mian Mai Fu) DVD is the award winning Chinese tragedy. The DVD format i am reviewing is for Region 2 (Europe DVD Players) but it doesn't differ to the movie (it just decides which DV ...

scotlandizdabest 05.10.2007 · Read full review
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A Tale of Tragic Love

Advantages: Some of the best cinematography ever
Disadvantages: Plot a little flawed

House of Daggers is a martial arts epic set in the Tang Dynasty 859.AD and directed by the Chinese director, Zhang Yimon who was also responsibe for the direction on the movie Hero which was made in 2004. The title is somewhat misleading as the main f ...

Praski 30.03.2009 · Read full review
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