House of flying daggers

House of flying daggers

Blu-ray Disc - 2006 | Chinese
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During the Tang Dynasty in China, a complex plot swirls around a blind dancer who is associated with a revolutionary gang, the House of the Flying Daggers, and the government officers who come to arrest her and stop the gang.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2006]
ISBN: 9781424816859
1424816858
Branch Call Number: Feature
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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ddonster
May 06, 2016

Great characters, beautiful visuals. Even the english audio track doesn't spoil it. A tragic love story and martial arts action. I'm not surprised that it was a successful film: made for $12 million and grossed $92.

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marx_bro
Aug 28, 2015

This movie starts out with good intentions of chronicling the "war" between the corrupt government (and it's army) and the rebel Flying Daggers but soon devolves into a love triangle. Sure. It has some great fight scenes but the real reason to watch this flick is for the incredible cinematography and beautiful landscapes. Pay particular attention to the seasonal changes as the movie progresses.

Mocha6ft3 Mar 29, 2012

Attention passengers! We are being held here momentarily for HOMETHEATER!!! This movie has amazing sounds and visuals that will entertain you and your guests. Without a doubt my favorite scene for audio is "The Echo Game" A character in the film begans tossing beans at large drums that surround a blind dancer. I believe the blind dancer has to hit the drum a bean has bounced off of. What blew me away is your able to hear the beans traveling through the air, from one speaker to another as they bounce off the drums. AMAZING SOUND!!! A fight begans soon after the game with the blind dancer and it moves to another room filled with chimes or beaded curtains. EXCELLENT SOUND!!! I had to play both scenes one more time before i continued watching the movie. WOW!!! There is one more scene i enjoyed that takes place in a forest. Where hollow bamboo sticks are thrown and you can hear the wind whistle through them as they fly through the air. INCREDIBLE!!! I enjoyed this movie and it's a part of my collection. I'm giving this movie 5 stars!!! Excellent audio,great visuals,good story, and some kick booty characters. Wise barbeque chips,Lays classic chips,Utz buttered popcorn,Ben&Jerry's chunky monkey icecream.

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noxinvictal
Feb 02, 2012

Bloody fucking brilliant. The visuals alone are reason enough to watch this movie. Mind blowing cinema, forget the american crap.

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Mycollections
Jan 05, 2012

Excellent movie! I have watched 5 times for the last 5 years.and everytime it brougt in the excitment.

PastorB Jul 28, 2011

Took so long to DIE :( Very slow movie. The whole story can be told in 15 mins. Don't watch it unless you have tones of time to kill. Great movie if you want to fall asleep @.@

kittymuir Jun 14, 2011

A visually stunning movie. landscape, costumes, people, sets are all beautiful. story is not too bad, There are never happy endings in Asian movies.

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