Hellfire: Libai (2019) Lavish Chinese Fantasy Actioner
Chinese title LI BAI ZHI TIAN HUO LIAO YUAN [Sky Fire of Li Bai-zhi]
also known as BLADE MASTER LI-BAI
Zhang · Ma
Yu · Cherry
stranger with a deadly slashing sword, hiding behind a black mask, rescues
innocent people in Chang'an from a band of cutthroat robbers. He also
protects the village from a ferocious giant who seems to be born from
a thunderous lightning storm [see pic below left]. Li Bai-zhi had learned
martial arts from his teacher Pei Min, and is dedicated to clandestinely
following the path of justice as a night ranger. But Li Bai he managed
to become well known in the empire as a poet, with stories of heroism
and adventure. When the emperor invites the best poets to the court,
Li Bai is among them. However, he's on a secret mission to secure a
sacred stone but an evil wizard is determined to stop him.
is the debut project for special effects maestro Li Bo-xun. He successfully
mixes a heady brew of fantasy and sword action reminiscent to the classic
Hong Kong films like SWORDSMAN
film with English and Chinese subtitles; widescreen, 97 minutes;
DVD encoded for WORLD FORMAT NTSC, playable on any American machine.
Extras include original theatrical trailer.