S4E2 - Yes Madam/Royal Warriors (1985/1986)


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Hello everyone,

In the 2nd episode of season 4 of Heroic Purgatory, John and Jason take on a Michelle Yeoh double feature, Yes Madam (1985) and Royal Warriors (1986). They discuss the importance of these two films in the "girls with guns" genre, their merits, their flaws, and how they hold up in midst of the Hong Kong Golden Age.

We hope you enjoy!


0:01:46 - Film Discussion

1:01:34 - News

1:07:28 - Cultural Consumption



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    Best Screenplay - Yuji Sakamoto for Monster
    Best Actor - Koji Yakusho for Perfect Days
    Camera d’Or for Best First Film - The Yellow Cocoon Shell, dir. Thien An Pham

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