Stephen Fung delivers the second part of the trilogy initiated with Tai Chi Zero. We now find our hero Yang Luchan about to marry Master Chen’s daughter. Their happiness won’t last long: one of Chen’s sons appears to announce that an ancient prophecy threatens the clan. Tai Chi Hero arrives with new doses of steampunk style martial arts, and provides a tragic sediment that was absent in the first part.
Hong Kong, 1974. He achieved fame as an actor appearing in films like Gen-X Cops (99) or its sequel Gen-X Cops 2: Metal Mayhem (00). In 2004 he directed (and starred in) his first feature length film, Enter the Phoenix. This was followed by House of Fury (05) and Jump (09).
Edition: 2013 Section: Focus Àsia Original language: