Monday, June 9, 2008

241 SB SWORDSPLAY '60s : ‘ The Silent Swordsman ‘

‘ The Silent Swordsman ‘

Cast : Chang Yi, Shu Pei-pei, Jeanette Yu Hui, Chiao Chiao
Director : Kao Li


A young swordsman was tasked to lead a patriotic secret society to fight a traitorous general who had conspired with the enemy to invade their country. In due course, he met two pretty sisters from a rural tribe and was caught between the affections of both sisters …

A modified version of Jin Yong’s novel ‘Book and Sword’ ! Owing to the poor direction, this solid plot had turned to become a dialogue-more and action-less swordplay saga. The only compliment is the refreshing cast …

Rating : 2 1/2 stars of 5

1 comment:

Diane said...

I don't like the actresses who played in this movie. It's a mediocre. Chang Yi, who should be swinging his swords more often, appeared to be lame and helpless. Not worth watching.