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    Unique ID Code: 0000011939
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    Added on: 19/12/2000 20:49
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    Snake in the Eagle`s Shadow (UK)

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    Jackie Chan
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 92 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Chien Fu is an orphan living at a kung-fu school. He is constantly bullied by masters and pupils alike, until one day an old man decides to train him and from then on life is never the same for Chien Fu. Starring Jackie Chan.

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Jackie Chan Photo Gallery
    Jackie Chan Filmography and Biography
    Theatrical Trailer
    UK Music Promo
    Rare Interview With Producer, Ng See Yuen

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English
    Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 Mandarin

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Written By:

    Simon Siu-tin Yuen
    Ching-lei Wong
    Dean Shek
    Jang Lee Hwang
    Roy Horan
    Jackie Chan
    Siu Tien Yuen

    Soundtrack By:
    Jean-Michel Jarre

    Director of Photography:
    Hui Chang

    Hung Yiu Poon

    See-Yuen Ng
    Chi-Kuang Tsai
    See-Yuen Ng
    Shiao Loong

    Hong Kong Legends

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    This was the first HKL DVD release, and it was to be the beginning of a class collection of Hong Kong films.

    Jackie Chan stars in this film - it was the one which shot him to stardom in China (along with Drunken Master). While I prefer Drunken Master to this, as it is much funnier, Snake In The Eagle`s Shadow is still worthy of your money.

    HKL have done a good job with remastering the picture, and although it has been cropped from 2.35:1 down to 1.78:1, it does not detract from the action, as most of it takes place in the centre of the frame anyway.

    Sound comes in Mandarin and English, and there are new remastered subtitles.

    There is an impressive selection of extras for a film of this age, and I recommend you buy this disc if you are a fan of Hong Kong movies.
    posted by Chris Legg on 24/4/2001 04:22