Cast & Crew
In 15th-century China the eunuch Ts'ao Chi-hsiang orders Yu Ch'ien executed and his survivors sent to a Lung-men border inn used as a way station for exiled political refugees. Aiding the murder victim's family are innkeeper Wu Ning, an exiled general; Chu Chi, an old friend of Yu's; her younger sister, Chu Hui, who comes to the inn disguised as a man; and Hsiao Shao-yueh, a young man who assists Wu. After numerous battles and much swordplay, the eunuch Ts'ao Shao-chin, who feared revenge and desired the destruction of the family, is stabbed to death.
Location scenes filmed near T'ao-yuan, Taiwan; released in Taipei in October 1967 as Lung-men k'o-chan; Hong Kong running time: 106 min.
Released in United States August 1996
Released in United States August 1996 (Shown in Berkeley, CA (Pacific Film Archive) as part of program "Chinese Taipei Film Archive" August 1-29, 1996.)