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Once Upon a Time in China, 1991

Once Upon a Time in China
Starring: Jet Li, Rosamund Kwan
Directed by: Tsui Hark
Written by: Yiu Ming Leung
Language:  Cantonese, English
Country:  Hong Kong
Runtime:  134 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The mood of Once Upon a Time in China is exciting and stylized. The plot centers around a tragic hero, a master warrior, and culture clash. It is a foreign, action, and adventure movie. Stylistically, Once Upon a Time in China is epic and features martial arts. In approach, it is serious and realistic. It takes place, at least partly, in a clinic and at a school. Once Upon a Time in China is set in China. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed. It is especially suggested for a boys' night. Note that Once Upon a Time in China includes violent content.

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In one of the recurring gags of ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA, attempts to take Wong Fei Hung's picture... more

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Language: Cantonese, English
Country: Hong Kong
Release date: 15 August 1991
Runtime: 134 min

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Jet Li Jet Li As Wong Fei-hung
Rosamund Kwan Rosamund Kwan As Aunt Yee
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The action is lightning-fast and balletically staged, living up to the choreographic potential often claimed--but seldom truly realized--for martial arts pictures by their highbrow admirers.
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