Jian hua yan yu jiang nan (1977)

Movie


Jian hua yan yu jiang nan (1977)

Young Master Cao Lei chases his pregnant girlfriend away from the family castle. He does it in order to save her from vicious bandits who are going to murder his family.
Hong Kong
South Korea
IMDb   5.4 /10
TheMovieDb    5.5 /10
RottenTomatoes
FilmAffinity   4.7 /10
Creators
Director Wei Lo
Writer Long Gu
Information
Release Date1977-07-21
Runtime1h 46min
GenreAction, Drama
Content RatingPG-13 (PG-13)
Awards
CompanyLo Wei Motion Picture Company
CountryHong Kong, South Korea
LanguageMandarin
Lei Shao-fengas Lei Shao-feng
Ding Can-renas Ding Can-ren
Qian-qianas Qian-qian
Jin-chuanas Jin-chuan
Dragon Fouras Dragon Four
Ji-feng's wifeas Ji-feng's wife
Chung Lin
Chung Lin
Lei Ji-fengas Lei Ji-feng
Ou Yang-jias Ou Yang-ji

To Kill with Intrigue

To Kill with Intrigue (Chinese: 劍花煙雨江南, Korean: 신당산대형) is a 1977 historical action-drama film directed by Lo Wei. A joint Hong Kong and South Korean co-production with martial arts, revenge and romance film elements, the film stars Hong Kong action movie star Jackie Chan with Taiwanese actress Hsu Feng and South Korean actress Jeong Hee. The movie was filmed in South Korea.


Plot

Ding Can-ren (Hsu Feng) leads a gang known as the Killer Bees on a revenge mission to kill Lei Shao-feng (Jackie Chan) and his family. However, she kills everyone but Lei Shao-feng and falls in love with him.


Cast

  • Jackie Chan - as Lei Shao-feng
  • Hsu Feng - as Ding Can-ren
  • Jeong Hee (credited as Yu Ling Lung) - as Qian-qian (also known as Chin Chin)
  • Shin Il-Ryong - as Jin-chuan
  • George Wang - as Dragon Escort Master
  • Chan Wai Lau - as assassin's chief
  • Chan San Yat - as assassin
  • To Wai Wo - as assassin
  • Yuen Biao - as assassin
  • Chin Yuet Sang - as castle guard

Production

Jackie mentions, in his book I Am Jackie Chan, how much of the plot is confusing, and he was sure that even the director, Lo Wei, didn't even know what was going on. He has also gone on to express that tensions between himself and the director along with the generally cold weather at the time of filming made for a frustrating experience.


Box office

In Hong Kong, the film grossed HK$292,664.90 (US$62,804). In South Korea, it sold 103,265 tickets in Seoul, equivalent to an estimated gross revenue of approximately ₩92,938,500 (US$192,022). This adds up to a total estimated gross of approximately US$254,826 in Hong Kong and Seoul, equivalent to US$1.159 million adjusted for inflation.