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65 Ratings

Legend of the Mountain

Shan zhong zhuan qi

Directed by King Hu
Taiwan, Hong Kong, 1979
Fantasy, Adventure, Horror


A traveling scholar, Mr. Ho, is assigned the task of translating a special sutra for a ceremony honoring deceased soldiers. Needing a place to concentrate while he works, he is sent to a fort to be hosted by a Mr. Tsui, the secretary to the general of the fort.

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Legend of the Mountain Directed by King Hu

Awards & Festivals

Golden Horse Film Festival

1979 | 5 wins including: Best Director

1979 | 2nd place: Best Feature Film

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