You Seng (Temptation of a Monk)
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You Seng (Temptation of a Monk)
This melodramatic epic martial arts outing from Hong Kong filmmaker Clara Law is set in 7th-century China and center's on a disgraced warrior's quest for redemption. Formerly a general, he trustingly made a devil's bargain with a rival general that resulted in the assassination of his troops and the prince he was sworn to protect. Though every part of him aches for bloody vengeance, the fallen fighter follows his mother's advice and becomes a peaceful wanderer. He tries, but things don't go the way he hoped for everywhere he goes. His nemesis attacks, and, before long,… More

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"Visually sparkling as a period piece costume epic, but it emotionally fails to grab me."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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