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The Anonymous Heroes (1971)

Directed by Chang Cheh

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Overview

A perennial Chang Cheh favorite, Anonymous Heroes focuses on two vagabond brothers, Meng Kang (David Chiang) and Tieh (Ti Lung) who, in the search for fame and fortune, join in a rebellion against a provincial general. Used to shaking down local vendors for food and gambling away their limited funds, they are recruited by a local rebel leader (Ku Feng) who promises them a glorious adventure. The rebels plan is to steal a huge cache of new rifles set to be delivered to the barracks of the local army. With the help of an officer’s daughter (Ching Li), their plan starts out well, but inevitably slips toward a heroic but tragic finale.

Length 103 minutes

Actors

Wong Ching-Ho | Yeung Chi-Hing | Tang Ti | Cheng Miu | Ku Feng | Ching Li | Ti Lung | David Chiang