Oleh Dunia21 Synopsis Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. Fourteen years and many massive hits later, Jackie decided to return to the character that made him famous and, along with director Chia-Liang Liu a martial arts legend in his own right , decided to take martial arts film-making to a new level. Veteran performers Gordon Liu and Lau Kar-Leung shine in both the comedy and the fighting aspects along with younger stars Andy Lau, Adam Cheng, and Willie Chi managing to dazzle, especially in the finale. Renowned director and choreographer Lau Kar-Leung is Uncle Yan, a wine maker who also runs a shelter for single mothers. Still, his influence is far-reaching, and many of the great martial arts classics, from Once Upon A Time In China to Fist Of Legend to Magnificent Butcher, have shown massive influence from Fei Hung.
The fights are hard hitting, acrobatic, original and include some jaw-dropping choreography. Consequently, Fei Hung not only has to fight against the foreigners, but he must overcome his father's antagonism as well. Even though the fight was won not all has gone well for the family. Unfortunately and quite non-sensically this release only includes an English dub of the film, though Jackie does dub his own voice and it is generally well done. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:.
Unlike his Hollywood films, with his films produced in China, Jackie has full control over production, which means the fight choreography is not just an add on to the plot. Consequently, Fei-Hong not only has to fight against the foreigners, but he must overcome his father's antagonism as well. While he is a hero to many his family is saddened by the affects the battle has had on them. Director: Chia-Liang Liu Writers: Edward Tang screenplay , Man-Ming Tong screenplay Stars: Jackie Chan, Ho-Sung Pak, Lung Ti The Legend of the Drunken Master or Drunken Master 2 was directed by Chia-Liang Liu and stars as Chinese folk hero Wong Fei Hung and is a take off, but not a sequel to, the first Drunken Master 1978. But, the entertainment factor kicks in, and we see terrific fun. Master Fu Wen-Chi as Lau Kar-Leung.
Speaking of incredible fights, one would have difficulty finding a fight in this film that is not memorable. The film also stars Ho-Sung Pak and Lung Ti and the screenplay was written by Edward Tang and Man-Ming Tong. Fun as Ho Wing Fong. Fără să vrea, eroul este prins în lupta dintre străinii veniți să facă comerț cu obiecte de artă și artefacte chinezești și apărătorii tradițiilor vechiului imperiu. Only liability: this is a remake of the film that originally made Chan a celebrity in China, but in this film he is playing the same character and he's 40. Martial Arts Entertainment has news covering martial arts movies, documentaries, television, radio and theatrical releases and related activities including conventions, seminars and events.
When they attempt to leave anyway, he beats them all senseless! One memorable scene has the steel workers leaving for the day when Henry orders them back to work. This comes in handy in all sorts of ways, particularly in the final scene where he battles the traitorous chinese smugglers in the steel mill. Fei-hung and General Fu Wen-Chi vs The Axe Gang, Fei-hung drunkenly fending off purse snatchers, and the legendary climactic fight between Fei-Hung and John played by Jackie's real-life bodyguard, the high kicking Ken Lo are just some of the memorable encounters. It doesn't make much of a difference in the grand scheme of the film, but purists are certainly aware of these things. Most old school gamers tend to nerdgasm when they recognize that Ho Sung Pak aka Henry is the same guy that was the body model for Liu Kang in the very first Mortal Kombat video game. Reis is the comedienne of the film, whilst Lau is introduced at the beginning only to disappear again until the final battle.
The Legend of Drunken Master 1994 was released in the United States in 2000 and has one of the finest fight scenes ever choreographed at the end of the film. Unfortunately, his father is opposed to his engaging in any kind of fighting, let alone drunken boxing. Upon opening the package they realize they have grabbed the wrong one. Only three years before the transfer of sovereignty of Hong Kong to China, the apparent British pilfering of Chinese culture was obviously reflected in the plot of this film. That said, Chia-Liang Liu deserves credit for his contribution both as director and for his role as General Fu Wen-Chi and his incredible fight with Jackie under the train near the beginning of the film. The outtakes over the closing credits reveal some of the dangers while filming, but the incredible technique on display will have fans returning to this film again and again. If you've never seen a martial arts movie, this is a great place to start.
Tso as Tseung Chi Kwong. Wong Fei-Hong Jackie Chan se întoarce în orașul natal împreună cu tatăl său după o lungă călătorie plină de peripeții. Rounding things off are trailers for Shanghai Noon, Project A, Supercop, Supercop 2, Twin Dragons, Armor Of God, Operation Condor, Fist Of Legend, Twin Warriors, The Enforcer, The Legend, and Crime Story. Written by Jackie Chan shows off and delivers the goods in this film. The snooty brits also have some Chinese on their side in the form of Henry Ho Sung Pak and the bespectled John Ken Lo , who are hired to track down Fei-hung and retrieve the accidentally stolen museum pieces.
Thankfully there's also a servicable though fiercely nationalistic story to go along with the action set pieces. Unfortunately, his father Wong Kei Ying Ti Lung, Black Magic is opposed to his engaging in any kind of fighting, let alone drunken boxing. Thankfully the action picks up again when Wong Fei-Hung and Sum Yu take the steam bus into town. Here Leung pulls out all the stops with some jaw dropping fights. Still, the original audio track would have been welcomed. In this movie he plays a Chinese folk hero by the name of Wong Fei Hung. It was 1978's Drunken Master that added drunken boxing to the martial arts master's repertoire, and paved the way for Jackie Chan becoming one of the biggest stars in the world.
But Hong Kong action film story lines typically call for a certain amount of suspension of disbelief, so in that regard, scenes such as that -- and the one in which Mui is punched in the jaw and then talks out of the side of her mouth for comic effect -- are to be expected. The result is a wholly entertaining mix of comedy and kung fu, all realistically staged with no wire or trampoline effects. Chiu's Wife Returning home with his father after a shopping expedition, Wong Fei-Hong is unwittingly caught up in the battle between foreigners who wish to export ancient Chinese artifacts and loyalists who don't want the pieces to leave the country. John as Low Houi Kang. While dealing in some rather blatant stereotypes, it's still nice to see a kung-fu film reach for loftier goals than the usual stitched together plot, and it's appropriate material for a folk hero like Fei-hung to appear. The officer thinks that Wong Fei Hung is a henchman and they have a martial arts battle. The story concerns the misadventures of Wong Fei Hung as he accidentally becomes involved with the affairs of the British consul, who are smuggling ancient Chinese artifacts out of the country.