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3.6
19 Ratings

The Flying Guillotine

Xue di zi

Directed by Ho Meng-Hua
Hong Kong, 1975
Action, Drama

Synopsis

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.

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The Flying Guillotine Directed by Ho Meng-Hua

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