The Fate of Lee Khan

迎春阁之风波



Film Information

Director: King Hu 胡金铨

Cast: Xu Feng 徐枫, Hu Jin 胡锦, Li Lihua 李丽华

Country: Taiwan 台湾, Hong Kong 香港

Year: 1973

Runtime: 104mins

Rating: PG (Some Fight Scenes 些许打斗画面)

Synopsis

In the late years of Yuan Dynasty, the anti Mongolia movement is led by Yuan Chang Zhu. Yet Zhu’s staff, Tian Song Shen, betrays and intends to contribute the war map to the Mongolian Baron of Henan, Khan Lee. Lee and his sister, Wan’er Lee, are on their way to pick up the map. The anti-Mongolian organization knows about this, and tries to stop them. Wendy, the innkeeper and the resistance fighter, invites her friends to disguise as waitresses in Spring Pavilion. Other revolutionaries also come for the map and use bronze coins as their sign. There are repeated attempts to steal the map in the inn. It’s hard to tell the good from the evil. Khan Lee begins to suspect the people of Spring Pavilion and fighting erupts. In the end, two sides have the finale fight in the wilderness. Wendy’s friends fall in succession and, finally, Wan’er and Khan Lee are also killed.

反元运动在朱元璋领导下日益高涨,但叛徒沈天松送信給河南王李察罕,说是可提供革命军战略图。李察罕带着妹妹李婉儿及卫兵曹玉昆等人踏上陕西之路,殊不知此行凶多吉少,所有阴谋、刺客全汇集于一行人即将落脚的客栈迎春阁,等候李察罕的到来。原来反元地下组织馒头店的刘获知此事后,联络迎春阁女掌柜万人迷,万人迷先以美色设诱地方官都鲁哈赤,又召来扒手黑牡丹,女骗子水蜜桃,艺人小辣椒及夜来香等老友乔装婢女静伺良机。客栈中敌我难辩,李察罕也派出文默斋一探虚实,反元志士王士诚与沙云山亦混迹客栈,并以铜钱作为反元标记。在一阵取图、抢图的行径中,李察罕对迎春阁的人起了疑心,揭发激战的序幕,两派人马决战荒野,黑牡丹等人相继牺牲,婉儿和李察罕亦终于身亡倒地。

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Screening

Date: 20 April 2014

Time: 4.30pm

Venue: National Museum of Singapore

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