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The Vengeful Beauty (1978)

Directed by Ho Meng-Hua

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Overview

Despite its stand-alone title, this mixture of martial arts and exploitation is a semi-sequel to Shaw Brothers’s Flying Guillotine series. This time, the focus is Rong Qui-yan (Chen Ping), a kung fu student turned dutiful wife whose life falls apart when her husband is murdered by a squad of government operatives led by the duplicitous Jin Gang-Feng (Lo Lieh). Qui-yan is forced to go into hiding as she plots her revenge and finds allies in fellow fugitive Ma Seng (Tsui Siu Keung) and ex-lover Wang-jun (Yueh Hua). Meanwhile, Jin Gang-Feng sends out an array of killers to track them down. Complicating things further is the fact that Qui-yan is pregnant and struggling to keep her unborn child safe while fighting her way to safety.

Length 82 minutes

Actors

Chen Ping | Elliot Ngok | Norman Chu | Lo Lieh | Lam Fai-Wong | Johnny Wang Lung-Wei | Shaw Yin Yin | Wai Wang | Lee Sau-Kei | Lee Chung-Ling | Wong Ching-Ho | Keung Hon | Chiang Nan | Wang Han-Chen | Gam Tin-Chue | Lee Pang-Fei | Yuen Biao | Corey Yuen | Ku Feng | Ting Tung