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Sword Master (2016)

108 min - Action - 2 December 2016
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Weary of the bloodshed and violence from the martial arts world, a powerful swordsman banishes himself to the humble life a vagrant, wandering the fringes of society. But his violent past refuses to let him go quietly. The master swordsman must regain the ability to wield his sword and fight those disrupting the peace he so desperately craves.

Director:  Derek Yee Tung-Sing

Storyline

Weary of the bloodshed and violence from the martial arts world, a powerful swordsman banishes himself to the humble life a vagrant, wandering the fringes of society. But his violent past refuses to let him go quietly. The master swordsman must regain the ability to wield his sword and fight those disrupting the peace he so desperately craves.


Collections: Derek Yee Tung-Sing

Genres: Action

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Country:   China
Language:  普通话
Release Date:  2 December 2016

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Bona Film Group

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 48 min

Sword Master (Chinese: 三少爺的劍) is a 2016 Chinese 3D martial arts film directed by Derek Yee. The film was released on 2 December 2016. The film made its worldwide and domestic debut at the 11th Rome Film Festival and the 53rd Golden Horse Film Festival respectively.

In this beautifully shot wuxia epic, a self-taught highly skilled assassin swordsman is haunted by the destructive impact his deadly talents have and from the absence of a competent swords-person whom he can fight wanders around searching at the same time for a good location for his grave and lives the remaining of his life to the full as he is dying. The master swordsman, weary of the bloodshed and violence from the martial arts world and as a classically taught descendant of a legendary swordsman family, banishes himself to the humble life of a vagrant, wandering the fringes of society in search of real life and its simpleness absconding his will to fight. But his violent past refuses to let him go quietly. The master swordsman and the skilled assassin regain their ability to wield swords without hesitating to fight those disrupting the peace and to defeat those who desperately crave despotism. The master swordsman honors his dying ally, the assassin who sought for a worthy swordsman to fight and if fate allows to die honorably.