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Jade Warrior

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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 44 min.
  • Genres: Action Thriller, Mythological Fantasy, Action
  • Director:Antti-Jussi Annila

Synopsis

Writer/director [[Performer~P486430~Antti-Jussi Annila~anttijussiannila]]'s picture Jade Warrior (Jade Soturi) takes as its starting-off point an arresting and little-known fact -- the similarity of Chinese and Finnish mythologies -- and uses it to combine two seemingly unrelated genres: the quirky Finnish fantasy (typified by the works of [[Performer~P96912~Kaurismaki~akikaurismäki]]) and the Chinese martial arts film. Inspired by a well-known Finnish epic called The Kalevala, the story opens with a...more

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