Chop Socky : Cinema Hong Kong

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Chop Socky: Cinema Hong Kong

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Chop Socky : Cinema Hong Kong

Release Date: January 01, 2003

Year    :   2003
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary
Production Companies    :   Bang Productions, Celestial Pictures, Discovery Channel International, Independent Film Channel
Director    :   Ian Taylor
Producers    :   Samanna Lui
Writers    :   Ian Taylor
RunTime    :   55 mins.

Filmmaker Ian Taylor examines the impressive legacy of Hong Kong cinema -- specifically, how martial arts crossed borders and become an international phenomenon -- with the help of footage and interviews with the stars who made the genre what it is today. Director Lau Ka Leung (who helmed The 36th Chamber of Shaolin) joins in, sharing his thoughts on how certain cinematic technologies have improved martial arts films and expanded their appeal.

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