KNIGHTS OF VALOUR Review: Revenge as Unique Way of Survival
This new adaptation of an excerpt from the classic of Chinese literature, ‘The Romance of the Three Kingdoms’, brings the audience back in time to the turbulent years towards the end of Han Dinasty, in an exciting journey to an era of war and destruction to portray into screen a bloody tale of revenge forged by mountain of corpses, fire and death, that begins in spectacular fashion with an epic and bloody war battle in which we know the main characters and their motives, giving way to an obsessive seek of revenge as unique way of survival at the hands of the only survival from that battle, the son of General Guan Yu, who also fell in battle.
Throughout the film, we are witness how the revenge begins to take shape, and despite that on its second half the pace seems to drop considerably, it is offset by a thrilling final act dotted with glorious violence that puts into the screen, excellent fight choreographies, and epic war battles, displaying good production values, and genuine doses of badassery that gives the viewer all the satisfaction that can be expected in this type of productions.
Avalaible on Iqiyi with English subtitles, do not hesitate on giving it a chance!
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