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Aug 7, Rating: We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email. I am thankful that this story has been told, and told well. Log in with Facebook. To start watching from thousands of movies and TV shows, all free, you’ll need to sign in or create an account. Already have an account? Post Share on Facebook. But all of the film’s depth seems to have been stripped away.

Soda Voyu as Hanaoka Jiro. Unfortunately we also get some unintentionally hilarious effects as with a CG rainbow bridge and are at subpar level. Don’t have an account? The remaining Seediq were relocated to a new area in after the harsh action taken by the Japanese government, though another incident in WuShe by other violent indigenous group resulting led to the extinction of the Seediq people and culture. But all of the film’s depth seems to have been stripped away. Please click the link below to receive your verification email.

An ambitious, blood-soaked retelling of an uprising by Taiwanese natives against Japanese occupiers.

Help Rainblw On Demand. Now while this segment does not cover as much, it focuses on the people more and doesn’t cram your heads with even more historical events.

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This doesn’t accurately give the Seediq a fair representation for those who know nothing of the WuShe Incident thus making the Japanese look like the heroes. Warriors of the Rainbow: I should note that both segments combined have a lot of violence which works in case of the movie since it helps sends an unsettling feeling toward audiences.


Exciting if exhausting account of a real-life incident. Brief Not Detailed Historical Background: Share this with your friends! In the end, while it’s far from perfect, the costly production was well worth it to bring a powerful historical piece.

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Da Ching as Young Mouna Rudo. Da-Ching as Young Mouna Rudo. Vivian Hsu as Takayama Hatsuko.

Bokeh Kosang as Hanoka Ichiro. In Mouna Rudo, the leader of the Seediq tribe settled on and around Mount Chilai, forged a coalition with other Seediq tribal leaders and plotted a rebellion hte their Japanese colonial masters.

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It fits right in with his “heroic bloodshed” cinematic legacy. Certainly as violent as any movie ever made, but done in a way that it did not seem out of place with all the action.

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Beautifully filmed — Avatar coming to life in the real world. Bruising, brutal tale of rebellion in early 20th Century Taiwan suffers from overkill.

Bruce Bruce Super Reviewer. Apr og, Full Review…. You should carefully consider watching this since the movie budget is estimated to have been million dollars which compensates the most beheadings you’ll ever see in a movie and includes non-professional actors.

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If this movie had a wide release it would be the topic of controversy and controversy it has already generated in its country. The cast does have great chemistry; though the language was an issued fhe the production involved people from other countries. The story never sends a message of nationalism; it’s a very detailed account of a violent piece of history.


The ending will definitely leave audiences divided too, while I personally will never forget the ending some will find it to be disappointing.

Please click the link below to receive your verification email. With so much money, obstacles, and so many actors to deal with it’s an amazing feat that director Wei Te-Sheng even got this movie finished. The whole film is unreal wzrriors its detail a must see 5 stars Apr 26, Rating: Despite its long length I’m surprise at the lack of depth in character development which mostly due to the movie having many rzinbow both on the Japanese side and the Seediq side.

Warriors Of The Rainbow: Not to forget that Wei Te also needed to gain investors’ confidence and made another movie which also delayed production.

Ma Chih-hsiang as Temu Walis. Though I should warn the movie is graphic and could be a little more than some of us could handle, especially when the body count ranges in the triple digits with a lot of beheadings. The very best Asian Movie I have ever had the pleasure of watching, based on a true wath of the clan know as Seedig Bale and the Japanese Ocupation of Taiwan.