The only hope lies with So-Ha, a beautiful but deadly female warrior, who is sent to find Prince Jeong and place him on the throne after years of exile. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I won't gloss over the negatives. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Add to Wishlist. It deals with the, enven for most Koreans, obscure Kingdom of Parhae, (Balhae). Parhae was pivotal in the formation of Korea's national identity. Sign in to see videos available to you. As for the underwater fight scene, the incredible moves and effects deserve an Academy award. The movie starts out slow but give it time. Ok, so it's a little different than that. As it happens my wife's sir name, Pyo traces the origin of her family to the Parhae aristocracy. Eligible if purchased with select payment methods. But gets better as the film progresses. The only remaining heir, Prince Jung-Hyun (Lee Seo Jin) is living in exile, unaware of his family's dark fate. At this point now I'm trying to view the Koreon style of film making thats why I purchased this movie, so far I found some simularites in the Koreon, Chinese and Japanese.But in my opinion the Chinese are by far superior the Koreons and Japanese show much more aggression and brutality where the Chinese are more artistic. Love, love, loooove him! Another inspiring Korean Historical epic. Shadowless Sword is an Action movie that was released in 2005 and has a run time of 1 hr 56 min. ), a great couple of heroes (beautiful So-yi Yoon from "Arahan" and Seo-jin Lee), and its simple principle "keep them on the run" avoids tedious moments. Reviewed in the United States on September 29, 2019. Reviewed in the United States on November 12, 2007. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It deals with the, enven for most Koreans, obscure Kingdom of Parhae, (Balhae). While Parhae has been some what forgotten until Lately, it played a critical role in East Asian history and at its zenith controlled most of what became Manchuria, along with territory east and north to the sea. Love, love, loooove him! The martial arts scenes were classic. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 6, 2018. Her loyalty and sense of duty in protecting the crown prince and escorting him back to ascend the throne and become a king for their people was inspiring and heart warming. So-ha, a deadly female warrior, is sent to find a exiled prince after the Killer Blade Army killed the royal family. Please try again. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. This movie is a good combination of all three the fighting is fair not a lot of extended stand and fight but mostly cameras and effects. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2011. 927 A.D. The Killer-Blade Army has toppled the ruling dynasty, plunging the kingdom into chaos. Her loyalty and sense of duty in protecting the crown prince and escorting him back to ascend the throne and become a king for their people was inspiring and heart warming. This technique is off the chain! With their army of alliance standing behind them they will meet for the most important battle of their lives. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2008. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2008. Of course the senseless killing in some of the scenes were a bit too much for me, however if in 927AD this was a historical fact in Balhae then I would rather it was depicted accurately. I could tell how the story line was going to flow which was'nt that bad and I was glad to see the women fighters steal the movie overall a fair movie not on the level that would have like to have seen. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I did warn you I was giddy, right? . From the reviews I expected much more realism. There was a lot of hidden depth and life lessons in this movie. these people have managed to maintain there language and their cultural purity over the ensuing many centuries sparking an argument currently, between China and South Korea over Parhae's nation origin which has more that just historic consequences for ethnic Koreans living in China. Rentals are not eligible. But when betrayal costs the life of a master swordsman, a plot for justice and revenge rages for decades between the two survivors.© 2015 LOTTE ENTERTAINMENT All Rights Reserved. While Parhae has been some what forgotten until Lately, it played a critical role in East Asian history and at its zenith controlled most of what became Manchuria, along with territory east and north to the sea. If it weren’t for some of the fights going too far over the top—approaching silliness at times—I would give this movie five stars. There's a problem loading this menu right now. OK. Directed by Young-jun Kim. Considered one of Korea's finest martial arts films, Fighter in the Wind follows the epic journey of Korean karate master, Masutatsu Oyama, as he travels across Japan owning fight after fight to become the greatest of all time. This disc with Korean / German language and German subtitles does not have English subtitles but a blu-ray disc of this film from Bit Wel (aTaiwanese company) does. OK. I won't gloss over the negatives. $6.99 Buy HD. The martial arts scenes were classic. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 5, 2014. The story is basically just like King Ralph, except Peter O' Toole has to protect John Goodman from assassins before he can get back to Buckingham Palace and install a bowling alley in the royal bedchamber. Shadowless Sword is another great entry from Korea, a country that has spent the new millennium really carving out their place in the asian film world. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 5, 2014. Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2012. Shadowless Sword is another great entry from Korea, a country that has spent the new millennium really carving out their place in the asian film world. This is a very good period Korean film at a time of conflict between various "clans" as to who would be king with a son whose father was executed by a deceased king for insurrection now in collusion with rebels to kill everyone of royal descent and to establish his own kingdom. You will also see how the pros absorb 'inner shock' through the ancient art of Dim Mak. Since seeing the film "The Great Wall", my Autistic son's discovered the world of Asian/Oriental films and is indulging himself. I've watched hundreds, multiples of hundreds of martial arts movies, and I was giddily enchanted with this one. Reviewed in the United States on September 29, 2019. 63. Action & adventure. I've watched hundreds, multiples of hundreds of martial arts movies, and I was giddily enchanted with this one. Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2012. The main character takes some liking at first. Since seeing the film "The Great Wall", my Autistic son's discovered the world of Asian/Oriental films and is indulging himself. Mehn! I liked the female warrior - SOHA. The Killer-Blade Army has toppled the ruling dynasty, plunging the kingdom into chaos. This is a great romanticised Korean history. The Killer-Blade Army has toppled the ruling dynasty, plunging the kingdom into chaos. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 10, 2011. A martial arts epic filmed in China, the film follows the exploits of the last prince of the Balhae Kingdom, who hides his identity in a small village until he is called to battle invaders from Khitan. Not on the level of much more realistic drama. The killer blade army has other ideas, dispatching a host of fighters to stop So-Ha including the icy female assassin Mae.