The 72 Desperate Rebels (1978)
Reviewed by: calros on 2006-08-27
Summary: Enjoyable mediocre movie.
The Emperor's spy (Wei Tze-Yung), the daughter of the killed governor Shih Han (Wei Hai-Min), a mysterious mercenary (Wan Shan) and a blind swordsman (Lung Fei) team up to defeat chief pirate (Bai Ying), leader of the 72 Desperate Rebels, but eventually it will be his daughter (Yang Hsiu-Chian) who will decide the end of the movie. This mediocre movie has nice imaginative touches and a very good planning direction... excepting in the mediocre action scenes, which are not well directed - What a pity!
Also, it hasn't a standard climactic "end combat" - Even worse!
Anyway I wasn't bored at all, this film had its "je ne sais quoi" which made it very enjoyable to my eyes.
Reviewer Score: 6