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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate TBC
Cast
Tony Leung Chiu-Wai
Lin Chi-Ling
Chang Chen
Yong Hou
Jun Hu
Takeshi Kaneshiro
Directors
John Woo
Screenwriters
Running Time
150 minutes

Red Cliff
John Woo gets his groove back in ancient China


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Red Cliff

Plot
During China’s Han Dynasty, at the riverside redoubt of Red Cliff, a desperate union of rebellious kingdoms faces the might of the imperial army. Vastly outnumbered, they must use tactical genius to outwit their furious enemy.


Verdict
Camp, over-the-top and entirely unbelievable: in short, the best thing John Woo has made in years.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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