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The Romance of Book and Sword

Shu jian en chou lu

Directed by Ann Hui
China, Hong Kong, 1987
Drama, Action

Synopsis

The story is based on the popular novel developed from folk legend. It goes that the Manchurian emperor Qianlong of China (circa 18th Century) was actually the son of a Han Chinese, the subject ethnicity. His brother of blood, Chen Jialuo just happened to be the chief of the Red Flower Society.

Synopsis

The story is based on the popular novel developed from folk legend. It goes that the Manchurian emperor Qianlong of China (circa 18th Century) was actually the son of a Han Chinese, the subject ethnicity. His brother of blood, Chen Jialuo just happened to be the chief of the Red Flower Society.

The Romance of Book and SwordDirected byAnn Hui

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1988
Hong Kong Film Awards
1988 | 6 nominations including: Best Picture

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