In 2000, Taiwanese director Ang Lee returned to China after making a name in American Independant cinema to direct his most ambitious film yet, the adaptation of a popular Chinese book series. Set in a feudal China where warriors can virtually fly and a mysterious green sword holds uncanny power, a saga between a retiring master, his longtime companion and a mysterious young upstart unfolds with both quiet meditation and stunning fight sequences. But does this critical and audience darling pack a mean punch or does it dangle from the trees? Eric, Kent and Lobster are here to investigate.

 

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