Jan 26, 2011 · My Own Swordsman: Directed by Jing Shang. With Ni Yan, Chen Yao, Yi Sha, Entai Yu. To protect the swordsmen that reside in his inn, an innkeeper who knows very little Kung Fu stands up against a merciless professional killer, when the latter is determined to avenge his dead brother in a bloodbath.
- Ni Yan, Chen Yao, Yi Sha
- Jing Shang
My Own Swordsman (Chinese: 武林外传) is a 2006 Chinese period action comedy film directed by Jing Shang. The film was released on January 26, 2011. This film criticizes the "wuxia culture" that promotes violence, and imitates, satirizes and criticizes the social phenomena of the time.
- CN¥196 million
- Jing Shang
- January 26, 2011
Jan 02, 2006 · My Own Swordsman (2006) My Own Swordsman. (2006) A comedy about some friends and their stories in Qixia Town. Edit Translation.
- Yao Chen
- My Own Swordsman – Brief Introduction
- My Own Swordsman – My Favourite Episode
- My Own Swordsman – Reasons to Watch
- My Own Swordsman – The Main Characters and Their Signature Lines
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The TV show My Own Swordsman(武林外传 wǔlín wàizhuàn) is set during the Ming Dynasty (明代 míngdài) in a fictional town called Qixia Town (七侠镇 qī xiá zhèn). The series focuses on a group of six people, all with different personalities who meet in an inn called “Tongfu Inn” (同福客栈 tóng fú kèzhàn). The group of 6 who meet at the Tongfu Inn are trying to escape from society and live a peaceful life. My Own Swordsman has 80 episodes in all, with each episode lasting about 42 minutes. Now that is a lot of Chinese learning content for you! Although the series is a costume drama, it’s also a sitcom so is quite a unique concept. Perhaps a good comparison would be the TV show Friends, only set in ancient China!
My favourite episode of the whole series is episode 40. This episode takes place during Mid-Autumn Festival(中秋节 zhōngqiū jié). Many people wonder about what would have happened if they had done something differently, perhaps things will have turned out better. In this episode the characters imagine what would have happened if they’d achieved what they set out to do, but it turns out not to be as good as they thought. At end of this episode one of the characters gives an important lesson on life:
The concept of My Own Swordsman is very interesting because although it’s set in ancient China, the characters all talk and act like they are in modern times. In addition to Mandarin and English, the characters in the show also speak a range of Chinese dialects. Some of the dialects can sound quite funny and endearing. Because My Own Swordsman is a sitcom you can enjoy some laughs while also practising Chinese, who knew learning Chinese could be so fun? In order to be able to understand everything going on in the show we recommend this series to Chinese learners who are around HSK 4 level. However, those who think they are below this should still give My Own Swordsman a try. I still remember that when I used to watch Friends I didn’t understand everything that was said, but it didn’t stop me from enjoying the show.Bai Zhantang (白展堂 bái zhǎntáng):“葵花点穴手” (kuíhuā diǎnxué shǒu) – “Sunflower acupuncture” the name of Zhantang Bai’s signature Kung Fu move.Guo Furong (郭芙蓉 guō fúróng): “排山倒海” (páishāndǎohǎi) – “Push away the mountains and overturn the sea” the name of Furong Guo’s signature Kung Fu move.Lu Xiucai (呂秀才 Lǚ xiùcái):“子曾经曰过” (zi céngjīng yuēguò) – “Confucius once said”Tong Xiangyu (佟湘玉 tóng xiāngyù): “我错了, 我真的错了” (wǒ cuòle, wǒ zhēn de cuòle) – “I was wrong, I was really wrong” said byXiangyu Tong
My Own Swordsman can be watched for free on YouTube, but some episodes have been cut a bit or edited. It can also be watched for free on iQiyi, all of the episodes on here are full length and in their original format. Do you have a favorite character? Let us know which one in the comments below.
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My Own Swordsman (2006) Comedy, Drama, Family 47m User Score. Overview. A comedy about some friends and their stories in Qixia Town. Series Cast. Yan Ni.