Monday, May 19, 2008
155 SB SWORDSPLAY '70s : ' Swordswomen Three '
' Swordswomen Three '
Cast : Chang Yi , Lo Lieh , Shen Yi , Essie Lin Chia , Pan Yin-tze
Director : Shen Chiang
An unscrupulous swordsman had stolen a famed sword from his fiancée to dominate the marital world, thus led the latter and her two young sisters to set off in pursuit of him. They finally recovered the coveted sword but with many hardships and bloodsheds…
A classic wu-xia pian in terms of the choreography and hack-em fighting. A simple but well written script based on a renowned novel. Chang Yi and Lo Lieh exuded their charisma as the righteous and villainous swordsman. Of the three sisters. Essie Lin excelled as a witty and courageous swordswoman who fought fiercely in many brawls. A highly entertaining movie.
Rating : 3 ½ stars of 5