My Young Auntie

1981 • 114 minutes
4.5
23 reviews
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With his fight choreography, Liu Chia-liang was a central figure in Hong Kong martial arts film, first establishing a new-style of Mandarin kung-fu hero film in the 1960's. Then as a successful director, his films usually had a strong traditional sense and emphasis on martial virtue and the importance of family. This is no more evident than in the kung-fu comedy My Young Auntie, the film that rocketed actress Hui Ying-hung to the top. Hui plays a young heiress to an esteemed kung-fu family embroiled in internal strife. Her gutsy and dauntless performance opposite Liu's starring role as her calm to psychotic elderly nephew-by-marriage, earned Hui the Best Actress Award at the 1981 HK Film Awards. The film's final 20 minutes is ultra-guaranteed to blow your mind away.
4.5
23 reviews
Patrick Parker
January 25, 2019
This is my favorite lesser-known kung fu flick. I just wish I could find the English Dub version somewhere, for those times when you don't want to read.
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Michael Brown
November 2, 2019
I never saw this movie before it looks good I'm a big kung ku movie buff and they don't make movies like this no more
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Roderick Esperanza
July 29, 2017
Fun to watch. One of my Shaw Bros. film favorites. Glad it's in the original audio
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