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Director  King Hu
Music director  King Ng-tai
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Country  Hong Kong Taiwan
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Drama
Screenplay  King Hu
Writer  King Hu
Language  Mandarin
Raining in the Mountain movie poster
Release date  11 July 1979 (1979-07-11)
Cast  Tung Lam (Chiu Ming), Hsu Feng (White Fox), Paul Chun Pui, Ng Ming-Choi (Gold Lock)
Similar movies  Directed by King Hu, Set in monasteries, Action movies

Raining in the Mountain (simplified Chinese: 空山灵雨; traditional Chinese: 空山靈雨; pinyin: Kong shan ling yu) is a 1979 Hong Kong-Taiwan drama film directed by King Hu. The film was selected as the Hong Kong entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.

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The film tells the story of a Ming Dynasty monastery on a mountain. A general and an esquire each employ martial artists to help steal a handwritten scroll of Tripitaka hidden in the monastery's library. Meanwhile, the abbot of the monastery looks for a successor.

King hu raining in the mountain clip 1


Cast

  • Hsu Feng
  • Sun Yueh
  • Shih Jun
  • Tien Feng
  • Chen Hui Lou
  • Paul Chun - Hui Ssu
  • Tung Lin
  • Places

    The temple featured since the first scene of the film is the world-famous Bulguksa located in Gyeongju in South Korea Gyeongsangdo. Its architecture is typical of Korean temples, not Chinese ones.

    References

    Raining in the Mountain Wikipedia
    Raining in the Mountain IMDb Raining in the Mountain themoviedb.org


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