"Shadowless Sword" was one of my favorite wuxia movies in the past 2 years. I kid you not, the Koreans have succeeded in creating a movie that will stand the test of time with their take on the martial arts genre. Cookies help us deliver our services. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2008.
these people have managed to maintain there language and their cultural purity over the ensuing many centuries sparking an argument currently, between China and South Korea over Parhae's nation origin which has more that just historic consequences for ethnic Koreans living in China.
As for the underwater fight scene, the incredible moves and effects deserve an Academy award. This DVD has special features; the language is Korean with very good English subtitles. There is, even today, a sizable population of ethnic Koreans living in Chinese territory originally part of Parhae. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2008. I liked the female warrior - SOHA.
Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2012. Having watched a few Korean historical dramas. Of course the senseless killing in some of the scenes were a bit too much for me, however if in 927AD this was a historical fact in Balhae then I would rather it was depicted accurately. these people have managed to maintain there language and their cultural purity over the ensuing many centuries sparking an argument currently, between China and South Korea over Parhae's nation origin which has more that just historic consequences for ethnic Koreans living in China. Sign in to see videos available to you. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Putting eye makeup on the men is more like a pirate movie than an even half fantasy historical drama.
I liked the female warrior - SOHA. The main character takes some liking at first. Video availability outside of United States varies. 927 A.D. There was a lot of hidden depth and life lessons in this movie.
She was simply awesome.I must admit it took my watching it a second time to fully appreciate how good this movie really is. Her loyalty and sense of duty in protecting the crown prince and escorting him back to ascend the throne and become a king for their people was inspiring and heart warming. Shadowless Sword (Korean: 무영검; Hanja: 無影劍; RR: Muyeonggeom) is a 2005 South Korean film starring Lee Seo-jin, Yoon So-yi, and Shin Hyun-joon. With Hyeon-jun Shin, So-yi Yoon, Seo-jin Lee, Ki-yong Lee.
63. The martial arts scenes were classic. Parhae was pivotal in the formation of Korea's national identity. This DVD has special features; the language is Korean with very good English subtitles. Like most Korean films based on Korea's five thousand year history, this one is highly romanticised. The story line is a bit fragmented and there is not a tonne of dialogue (but I find this of most oriental films and and it had more than some of them, think hero, or 7 swords). The only remaining heir, Prince Jung-Hyun is living in exile, unaware of his family's dark fate. I've watched hundreds, multiples of hundreds of martial arts movies, and I was giddily enchanted with this one.
There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. As it happens my wife's sir name, Pyo traces the origin of her family to the Parhae aristocracy. 2008 116 minutes. Look for the Korean Jack Sparrow character too, he's a bloody hoot! Reviewed in the United States on September 29, 2019. If it weren’t for some of the fights going too far over the top—approaching silliness at times—I would give this movie five stars. Reviewed in the United States on March 6, 2014. There is, even today, a sizable population of ethnic Koreans living in Chinese territory originally part of Parhae. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in.
Scenery, costumes, acting, martial choreography are all first rate, in league with. Shadowless Sword is another great entry from Korea, a country that has spent the new millennium really carving out their place in the asian film world. I'm not saying anything else except, you will NOT be disappointed.
Considered one of Korea's finest martial arts films, Fighter in the Wind follows the epic journey of Korean karate master, Masutatsu Oyama, as he travels across Japan owning fight after fight to become the greatest of all time. Shadowless Sword is an Action movie that was released in 2005 and has a run time of 1 hr 56 min. Look for the Korean Jack Sparrow character too, he's a bloody hoot! It's more of a fantasy than anything.
It's more of a fantasy than anything.