85 min. | Narrative | Action, Classic, Martial Arts | Taiwan |
In order to obtain the legendary Spirit Chasing Sword, YUN Chung-chun leads a gang into the home of elderly master swordsman CHANG Shan-gong, killing all but his son, TSAI Ying-jie, before stealing the prized possession.
A box office success, The Swordsman of all Swordsmen is regarded as one of Taiwan’s most representative Chinese-language wuxia films, thanks to its exhilarating action choreography that blends the “Northern School” of Chinese martial arts with Japanese bushido, as well as its profound inquiries regarding the protagonist’s ultimate purpose of life: fixation with the past or leaving the past behind in order to search for a future self?
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The mission of the Guam International Film Festival is to provide free film education, promote cultural understanding throughout our communities, and assist in establishing the local industry of motion picture. GIFF achieves this through community outreach, education through festival workshops & teaching various courses. In addition, our efforts extend to build awareness for social responsibility through our film programming.