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Film: The Burning of Red Lotus Temple

The Burning Of Red Lotus Temple (original title 火燒紅蓮寺) is a Chinese silent film directed by Zhang Shichuan and produced by the Mingxing Film Company (明星影片公司). With a total running-time of twenty-seven hours, it is among the longest films ever made, and was released as a serial in nineteen feature-length parts between 1928 and 1931.

Adapted from the novel Tale Of The Extraordinary Swordsman, it was one of the first Wuxia movies, and by far the most successful Chinese film of the pre-war years, setting stylistic standards for the genre, and for Chinese cinema generally, that remain influential to this day. Dozens of sequels, spin-offs and imitations were made in the following years.


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