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The Mad Phoenix (1997)

Nan hai shi san lang (original title)
The legendary life story of Cantonese opera playwright "Mad Phoenix" Kiang Yu-kou.

Director:

Clifton Ko

Writer:

Raymond To
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Cast

Credited cast:
Kwan-Ho Tse ... Nam Hoi Sap-Sam Long
Yuk-Wah So Yuk-Wah So
Chan-Leung Poon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yuk-Fun An Yuk-Fun An
See-Hung Chan See-Hung Chan
Wing Yee Cheng Wing Yee Cheng
Wai-Lim Chu Wai-Lim Chu ... Young Juzaburo
Chui-Lin Fung Chui-Lin Fung
Kin-San Hui Kin-San Hui
Kwok Keung Kung Kwok Keung Kung
Chi-Wai Kwok Chi-Wai Kwok
Wah-Lung Szema
Ben Ka-Seung Ting Ben Ka-Seung Ting
Sin-Kwong Wong Sin-Kwong Wong
Elaine Wu
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The legendary life story of Cantonese opera playwright "Mad Phoenix" Kiang Yu-kou.

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Biography | Drama

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Country:

Hong Kong

Language:

Cantonese

Release Date:

15 May 1997 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Legend of Mad Phoenix See more »

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I feel like I've experienced my whole life
23 February 2019 | by spanner_meSee all my reviews

After watching this movie, I feel like I've experienced my whole life. Every once in a while, I watch the film again, and every time I get a new harvest.The film is not too skillful. It's driven by the plot. The story of the hero of the film is told by a storyteller. Occasionally, flashbacks are used only to help the audience remember the last episode. The rest happened in strict chronological order. We always say that life is like a play, but most people spend an ordinary life, but the main character of this film has an extraordinarily rich life. The protagonist remained stubbornly at the heart of the creator in those stormy times, which is where the protagonist touched me. My favorite part is the end of the film - the encounter of two poor writers.It's like the only spiritual consolation and hope left by the director after he devastated the audience's heart in more than two hours.


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