Six episodes in and Legend of the Condor Heroes 2017 continues to impress me as the best TV version yet of probably *the* most famous Chinese martial arts epic ever.
If you like Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, etc, then this is a great time to get on board the Jin Yong train.
Genghis Khan! The Jin-Song wars! Kung fu princesses! (multiple of) Kung fu witches! The forbidden NINE YIN BONE CLAW skill! A martial arts tournament! (of course) Romance! (multiple of) A big war!
@clacke :( There's a Cantonese if that would help?
My wife is a huge fan of the 1983 version and even she thinks this one is pretty good, so that's a high recommendation.
@natecull That does sound like something I would like. Is this the complete thing?
@taleslinger I think so! 52 episodes of 40 mins each with English fan-subs, so it will take a while.
The original novel has 40 chapters and there's a fan translation here:
@natecull Books? Pshaw!
@taleslinger yeah, I've not managed to finish reading one either, and neither has my wife
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