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Sai de ke · ba lai: Tai yang qi

Wei Te-sheng Taiwan, 2011

Matthew_Lucas's rating of the film Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I

Well intentioned and earnest epic tells the little known tale of Taiwan's aboriginal Seediq tribe that revolted against Japanese rule in 1930, resulting in a bloody, 50 day battle and nearly annihilated the entire tribe. Features some striking imagery and some undeniably stirring moments, but is hampered by a weak script and an overlong, awkward structure.