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420 Ratings

Once Upon a Time in China

Wong Fei Hung

Directed by Tsui Hark
Hong Kong, 1991
Action, Adventure, Biography


Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces’ (English, French and American) plundering of China.

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Once Upon a Time in China Directed by Tsui Hark

Awards & Festivals

Golden Horse Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Best Original Film Score

Hong Kong Film Awards

1992 | 4 wins including: Best Director

1992 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

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