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The Flying Guillotine (1975)

Directed by Ho Meng-Hua

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Overview

The Emperor’s armies have developed a new weapon: a thrown blade that can remove someone’s head from long distance. As the paranoid Emperor begins decapitating anyone he fears might be a threat, his guard Mau Tang becomes disillusioned with the excesses of his master. He leaves his post and takes up the quiet life of farming and raising a family. Eventually, though, his past catches up with him, and he must find a way to fight the flying guillotine if he is to save his head.

Length 111 minutes

Actors

Lin Wen-Wei | Lei Lung | Wu Chi-Chin | Ricky Hui | Norman Chu | Lam Wai-Tiu | Wong Yu | Ai Ti | Lau Ng-Kei | Kong Yeung | Wai Wang | Ku Feng | Chen Kuan-Tai | Wai Pak | Wang Han-Chen | Lee Sau-Kei