About

Cheng Pei-pei plays Golden Swallow, a fighter-for-hire who has been contracted by the local government to retrieve the governor's kidnapped son. Holding him is a group of rebels who are demanding that their leader be released from prison in return for the captured son. After a brief encounter with the gang at a local restaurant, Golden Swallow is joined by an inebriated wanderer Drunken Cat (Yueh...

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Directed by

King Hu

Written by

King Hu (Writer)
Yi Cheung (Writer)
Ting Shan-Hsi (Screenplay)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

Hong Kong

Language

Mandarin

Cast

Keywords

murder fistfight forest gore kung fu kidnapping blood waterfall heroine hero wuxia severed hand monastery showdown inn kung fu master tough girl warrior woman inner strength beggar clan tavern fight

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