About the film
china martial arts kung fu foreign worker colonisation kung fu master
Once Upon a Time in China and America
Release Date: February 01, 1997
|Production Companies||:||China Star Entertainment, Win's Entertainment Ltd.|
|Producers||:||Tsui Hark, Rita Fung, Tiffany Chen, Dick Tso, Alan Noel Vega|
|Writers||:||Philip Kwok, Sharon Hui, Sze Mei-Yee, Man-Sing So, Sze-To Cheuk-Hon|
So goes to the U.S. to open a martial arts school. Around this time, many Chinese people were sold off to U.S. railroad companies, and were brutally treated by the Americans under the harsh working conditions. Thus, the American workers' hatred towards the Chinese immigrants is high. As a result, So gets into trouble with the Americans and the mob, and calls Master Wong for help.