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Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
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Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain (1983)
Original name: 蜀山 - 新蜀山劍俠
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fifth century, constant civil war scars western China. To escape death, Ti, a young scout, jumps through a crevice in the Zu mountains where he meets and becomes the apprentice of Ting Yin, a spiritual man with great fighting powers. They encounter a monk, Hsiao Yu, also a great fighter and a good man, but unfriendly to Ting. Because Ting and Hsiao can't work together, it falls to Ti to team with Hsiao's acolyte Yi Chen: they have 49 days to travel far to claim two swords that are the only weapons that can defeat the Blood Demon, who has decided the wreak havoc on the world. They get help from Long Brows, Ting falls in love with a countess, and civil war still rages.
Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, suspenseful, stylized, cult film
Plot: martial arts, mountain, ghost, soldier, good versus evil, superhero, adventure, college, supernatural, twins, heroes, battles, clergy, supernatural ability, save the world, legends and myths, hopes, danger, master warrior, heroic mission, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, rivalry, rescue ...
Time: 5th century
Place: hong kong, china, asia, ancient china

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