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One Armed Swordsman

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"One of the essential classics of Hong Kong cinema" (CultureVulture.net), The One-Armed Swordsman is the original tale of swordplay and honor that influenced generations of martial arts films. A betrayed kung fu student retreats to lead a peaceful existence, until duty forces him to learn a deadly new fighting style and return to a world of violence and vengeance. Director Chang Cheh (Five Deadly Venoms) combines exciting weapons choreography with a rich storyline in this "four-star" (Kung Fu Cinema) Shaw Brothers classic.

Specifications

Studio Universal (Music)
SKU 204587522
UPC 796019799645
UPC 14 00796019799645
Format DVD
Release Date 6/19/2007
Aspect Ratio
Anamorphic Widescreen  1.85:1
Actors
Name Cheh,Chang
Link Search Link
Cast & Crew
Cheh Chang - Director
Cheh Chang - Writer
Chen San Yuan - Cinematographer
Chiao Chiao - Actor
Ching-Shen Chen - Art Director
Chung-Shun Huang - Actor
Fu-ling Wang - Original Music By
Hsing-lung Chiang - Editor
Kuang Ni - Writer
Runme Shaw - Producer
Yin Tze Pan - Actor
Yu Wang - Actor
Reviews
ReviewSource DVD Beaver
Review The movie is one of the essential classics of Hong Kong cinema, and its director Chang Cheh (Super Ninjas, Five Deadly Venoms) lorded over Chinese martial arts movies in the 60s and 70s. At the time, his films were only matched in acclaim by those of King Hu (Come Drink with Me, A Touch of Zen) and in popularity by those of Bruce Lee (Return of the Dragon, Enter the Dragon)...One-Armed Swordsman opens in dramatic fashion with an assault on a martial arts school and after that, it never lets the viewer go. The kindly Qi Ru-Feng runs the school under attack, but he is saved by his student, Fang Cheng, at the cost of Fang's own life. To repay his debt, Qi raises Fang's orphaned son, Fang Gang (Jimmy Wang Yu in the role that made his career) and trains him into a masterful disciple. Qi's spoiled and flirtatious daughter, Pei (Chiao Chiao), taunts Fang because he will not play her games, and in a half-accident, half-intentional incident, Pei slices off Fang's right arm. Bleeding profusely, Fang plummets off a bridge, and Master Qi, believing Fang has drowned, laments his death. But Fang actually fell into the boat of Hsiao Man, a farm girl who herself was orphaned long ago. She restores Fang to health while falling in love with him.
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ReviewPage
Reviewer Gary Tooze
ReviewRating 9
Features
DVD, Widescreen, English, Spanish, Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Cheh,Chang
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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Stefan S., A Nutshell Review ...one of the best remembered and loved stories that defined wuxia...the hallmark elements of a good wuxia film are all there.
The New York Times A breathtaking swordplay and kung fu epic.

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