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張保仔 (1994)
King of the Sea

Reviewed by: hkcinema
Date: 12/21/1999

A young orphan boy is rescued from the sea and raised by a piratelord. Here he and his young companions become skilled pirates of the South China Sea.

[Reviewed by Tai Seng Catalog]

Reviewed by: spinali
Date: 12/08/1999
Summary: NULL

As Great Britain imports crates of opium into the Orient, a close-knit company of Chinese swashbuckling Robin Hood pirates conspire to sink the ships. The Brits are to the person unprincipled, prevaricating murderers; the pirates are all good-hearted and patriotic, the only exception being a Japanese traitor. Great set decoration and lots of fu and swordplay keep you from paying too much attention to the cannon-ball sized plot holes in the plot. Good matinee fare.


[Reviewed by Steve Spinali]

Reviewer Score: 6