The Valiant Ones


Film Information

Director: King Hu 胡金铨

Cast: Xu Feng 徐枫, Bai Ying 白鹰, Roy Chiao 乔宏

Country: Hong Kong 香港,Taiwan 台湾

Year: 1975

Runtime: 104mins

Rating: PG (Some fighting scenes 些许打斗画面)


The story sets in Ming dynasty. The Japanese and Chinese pirates attack the South East coast area of China. The pirates bribe the local officials and high rank officials in the court and so it’s difficult to eradicate them. The Emperor appoints Wan Zhu to eliminate the pirates. Zhu funds General Yu to carry out the mission. Yu summons the valiant ones to attack the pirates. Yet the local officials intercept and the action fails. The valiant ones then disguise and set traps to lure the hidden corrupted officials. They play with the pirates by pretending to surrender. Finally, the two sides have intense fights on the island where the pirates hide.



Date: 21 April 2014

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: National Museum of Singapore

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