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    Unique ID Code: 0000200427
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 29/9/2019 16:04
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    Three Films With Sammo Hung

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    The Iron Fisted Monk, The Magnificent Butcher, Eastern Condors
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 301 mins
    Retail Price: £32.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    Presented here are three highlights from Sammo Hung s incredible career, showcasing his incredible skill and artistry both in front of, and behind the camera.

    The Iron-Fisted Monk [1977] Sammo Hung s directorial debut, The Iron-Fisted Monk introduced many of the choreographic and editing techniques that would become commonplace in modern action cinema. A significantly darker and more violent film than audiences were used to, the film was originally cut when released on UK home video, but is presented here fully uncut for its worldwide Blu-ray debut from a brand new 2K restoration.

    The Magnificent Butcher [1979] Directed by the legendary Yuen Woo-ping as a spiritual successor to his earlier smash hit, Drunken Master, The Magnificent Butcher stars Sammo as Butcher Lam Sai-wing, a pupil of Wong Fei-hung (the role Jackie Chan portrayed in Drunken Master, but here played by Kwan Tak-hing who played the legendary folk hero in over 70 films). When Lam is framed for murder by a rival clan, he must track down the real murderer and fight to clear his name. To be strong enough to have a chance of winning, he must train under the original Drunken Master, Beggar So! Presented from a brand new 2K restoration.

    Eastern Condors [1987] Quite possibly Sammo s best film, this high-kicking tribute to The Dirty Dozen sees ten convicts offered amnesty if they undertake a deadly mission behind enemy lines in Vietnam to destroy a top-secret munitions dump. Presented here fully uncut for the first time ever in the UK, and from a brand new 2K restoration, this film is an absolute must-see!

    Special Features:
    The Iron-Fisted Monk - Fully Restored Cantonese mono track, with original sound effects reinserted after being absent from previous releases
    The Magnificent Butcher Alternate Cantonese mono track featuring a unique mix and different music cues
    Eastern Condors: The Export Version [94 mins] Presented in 2K, a shorter edit of the film released to international markets
    Newly translated English subtitles (optional) for all three films
    Brand new audio commentaries on Eastern Condors and The Magnificent Butcher by martial-arts cinema authority Mike Leeder and filmmaker Arne Venema
    Brand new audio commentary on The Iron-Fisted Monk and Eastern Condors by Asian film expert Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival)
    Multiple interviews with Sammo Hung, talking about his work on each film
    Interview with actor and stuntman Yuen Wah, talking about his work on Eastern Condors
    Interview with Yuen Woo-ping, talking about his work on The Magnificent Butcher
    Eastern Condors Live! a live performance from the 1987 Miss Hong Kong Pageant
    Trailers for all three films
    O-Card Slipcase
    Limited Edition Collector s booklet [First Print Run of 2000 units ONLY] featuring new writing on all three films by James Oliver

    Video Tracks:
    2.35:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 1.0 Mono English
    PCM 1.0 Mono Cantonese
    PCM 2.0 Stereo English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English

    Directed By:
    Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
    Woo-ping Yuen

    Written By:

    Starring:
    Joyce Godenzi
    Billy Chow
    Charlie Ching
    Kar Lok Chin
    Kwok Keung Cheung
    Lung Chan
    Mars
    Ching-Ying Lam
    Sammo Hung Kam-Bo
    Sing Chen
    Ching-Ying Lam
    Hark-On Fung
    Mui Sang Fan
    Fat Chung
    Tak-Hing Kwan
    Biao Yuen
    Pai Wei
    Hoi San Lee

    Music From:
    Frankie Chan

    Producer:
    Corey Yuen
    Ma Wu
    Raymond Chow
    Jeffrey Lau
    Leonard Ho

    Distributor:
    Eureka Entertainment

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