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'Warriors of the Rainbow' star: From minister to leading man

Lin Ching-Tai is a 52-year-old Presbyterian minister in Taiwan. But for the epic action film “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale,” he traded his vestments for tattoos and a fake scar, transforming into the legendary aboriginal chief Mouna Rudo, who led a bloody rebellion against Japanese colonizers of the island in 1930. The movie is now playing in Los Angeles.
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Exclusive: Rebels Turn the Tables in Action-Filled Clip from Warriors of the Rainbow, AKA Taiwan's Braveheart

Entertainment / Film : Movieline (2 years ago)

In select theaters Friday is Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale, the epic historical retelling of a little-known uprising in 1930s Taiwan in which the indigenous Seediq people battled Japanese forces against all odds, suffering gr... Read Post

‘Warriors of the Rainbow,’ ‘Simple Life’ Star at Golden Horse Awards

Entertainment : Speakeasy - WSJ.com (3 years ago)

An epic film about an aboriginal tribe’s rebellion against Japanese colonial rulers and a sensitive domestic drama took the top honors at Saturday night’s 48th Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan. Read Post

Film: Movie Review: Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale

Entertainment / Film : The A.V. Club - Film (2 years ago)

Want action? In the opening scene of Wei Te-Sheng’s historical epic Warriors Of The Rainbow: Seediq Bale, a young boy races through the jungles of Taiwan, chasing after a boar. Just as he fells the animal with an arrow, he catches a... Read Post


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