Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen (Jing Mo Fung Wan: Chen Zhen)

de Andrew Lau

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Synopsis

Hong Kong cinema is undoubtedly experiencing a new age of splendor with an exciting revival of period and martial arts productions of which Legend of the Fist has become the best possible example. A trident of honor formed by Andrew Lau, Gordon Chan and Donnie Yen, is in charge of re-updating the legend of Chen Zhen, a popular icon played in the past by Bruce Lee, Jet Li and Yen himself, and turning him into the masked hero of a tumultuous 1920's Shanghai with the Casablanca cabaret at the epicenter of its intrigue. Nods to a glorious past, sumptuous settings, impeccable choreographies and a captivating Hsu Qi.

Director

Andrew Lau

Director, producer and president of the Hong Kong Film Director’s Guild. His thriller Infernal Affairs (02) earned him enormous international success and recognition. His extensive filmography includes films like The Flock (07) and Revenge of the Green Dragons (14).

Technical information

Edition: 2010
Section: Official Fantàstic Competition
Original language: Mandarin

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