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The House of Flying Daggers [Blu-ray] [2004]

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    78% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (7 out of 9)

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    Synopsis


    House of Flying Daggers
    Chinese director Zhang Yimou fuses a martial arts action-drama with a tragic romance in this elegant period piece. In the year 859 A.D., as the Tang dynasty is beset by rebellion, Leo (Andy Lau) and Jin (Takeshi Kaneshiro) are a pair of lawmen who have been given the task of ferreting out the leaders of a revolutionary faction known as the Flying Daggers. Working on a tip that members of the group are working out of a brothel called the Peony Pavilion, Jin arrives there in disguise and is introduced to a beautiful blind dancer named Mei (Zhang Ziyi). After watching Mei's performance following several drinks, Jin drunkenly attempts to have his way with her, and Leo is forced to intervene. After gaining Mei's trust in a game of skill, Leo arrests her and informs her that she'll be tortured if she doesn't tell all she knows about the Flying Daggers. Jin responds by helping Mei break out of prison, but he has an ulterior motive -- by following her, Leo and Jin are certain she'll lead them to the Flying Daggers. However, as he helps the blind girl find her way back home, Jin finds himself falling in love with Mei, and isn't certain if he's willing to betray her again. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Takeshi Kaneshiro
      Takeshi Kaneshiro - Jin
    • Zhang Ziyi
      Zhang Ziyi - Mei
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      Song Dandan - Yee



    Customer rating

    Rating 3.9 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews

    78%
    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      guns dont kill people... daggers do

      Posted
      yudesign

      3 huges asian superstars give you a rich colorful poetic action romance film begging to be showed off on any big screen. The melodrama is kept to a minimum to make room and forge the story of a clan called the House of flying daggers who are a threat to the government. There are nice twists that keep this from being a simplistic good vs evil no brainer. Although this is a period film, there is a decent amount of sharp special effects making knive throwing very cool.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      great sequences

      Posted
      tbirdhammer

      For those of you that love the Chinese folk lore type movies like Crouching Tiger, you would love this movie. Mostly a romance story but twisted into the plot in an interesting way. Excellent action sequences supported with good special effects. Good English dub over. I will enjoy this one again and again.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 1 out of 5 stars

      dont buy the blu ray

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      ghost
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      the quality of this blu ray is worse than the dvd . it needs a remastering the way crouching tiger hidden dragon just got

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      amazing cinematography

      Posted
      blackriver1
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      excellent story line, great martial arts, and beautifully shot. you will want to see it more than once. Gorgeous costumes!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

      Mediocre

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      Aaron
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      This movie aspires to be a Crouching Tiger, but only a kitten comes looking for the milk bowl. You can pass on it.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      awesome story

      Posted
      MAPP
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      best action and love story all in one not to mention the amazing landscapes.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great movie

      Posted
      Amym
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      Great movie! I would watch it again and again! Great fight scenes!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      EXECELLENT SOUND AND PICTURE

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      hiphop
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      • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

      Very beautiful picture motion and execellent in surround sound.

      I would recommend this to a friend



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