Film Review: Once Upon A Time in China 2 (1992) by Tsui Hark

With the success of the first part, both commercially and in terms of quality, a second part was bound to be produced. What was a surprise though, was the fact that the sequel was even better than the original one, particularly because the winning team of Tsui Hark, Jet Li and Yuen Woo Ping received a more than worthy addition, that of Donnie Yen. Let us take things from the beginning though.

This time Wong Fei Hung arrives in Canton for a medical seminary, accompanied by the 13th aunt and apprentice Leung Foon. However, the situation in the area is chaotic. On one hand, there are protests in the streets against the signing of the Treaty of Shimonoseki. On the other hand, the White Lotus Sect, an extreme xenophobic cult, goes around attacking Westerners and destroying everything regarded as alien to Chinese culture. At one point, 13th

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