Peter Chan’s The Warlords: Jet Li, Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro star in gritty anti-war film

//Peter Chan’s The Warlords: Jet Li, Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro star in gritty anti-war film

Peter Chan’s The Warlords: Jet Li, Andy Lau and Takeshi Kaneshiro star in gritty anti-war film

Peter Chan Ho-sun had not made an action film before he made The Warlords, the 2007 war drama which features Jet Li Lianjie as an ambitious general leading the Qing army to victory over the Taiping rebels. Chan was best known for heart-warming light dramas like 1996’s Comrades, Almost a Love Story , but the emergence of the Chinese blockbuster phenomenon, which saw big-budget Hong Kong action films achieving good results at the box office in China, prompted a change of style for the director…

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