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Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong 2003

  • July 31, 2004
  • 55 mins
  • Ian Taylor
  • Ian Taylor
  • English
  • Action, Documentary

Filmmaker Ian Taylor examines the impressive legacy of Hong Kong cinema -- specifically, how martial arts crossed borders and become an international phenomenon -- with the help of footage and interviews with the stars who made the genre what it is today. Director Lau Ka Leung (who helmed The 36th Chamber of Shaolin) joins in, sharing his thoughts on how certain cinematic technologies have improved martial arts films and expanded their appeal.


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