Muk gong (Battle of Wits)
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Muk gong (Battle of Wits)
A lone hero comes to the rescue of a village about to be overrun by a marauding army in this historical epic from Hong Kong. In the year 370 B.C., China has been torn apart by a handful of warring factions, and the Zhao State has set out on a long march to invade and conquer the Yan State. En route, the ten thousand-strong Zhao army will pass through the town of Liang City, home to four thousand souls. Led by Lord Liang (Wang Zhiwen), an ineffectual and alcoholic leader, the people of Liang City fear the worse, and beg the warriors of the Mozi clan to come to their aid in protecting the city.… More

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"Cheung's film concentrates not so much on fighting itself as the question of what fighting is for, and whether it can ever be justified."
‑ Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
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