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Two Champions of Shaolin 少林與武當 (1980) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)

Two Champions of Shaolin 少林與武當 (1980) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)

$35.00

Artist Name(s):

Meng Lo
Sheng Chiang
Li Wang
Feng Lu

Director Chang Cheh
Release Date: 2010-01-23
Language: Mandarin 
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Bahasa (Malaysia), Bahasa (Indonesia)
Country of Origin: Hong Kong
Picture Format: NTSC 
Sound Information: Dolby Digital
Disc Format(s): DVD
Region Code: 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) 
Publisher: Intercontinental Video (HK)
Package Weight: 140 (g)

* Special Features:
- Trailer
- Photo Gallery

2 Champions of Shaolin (少林與武當 Shàolín Yǔ Wǔdāng) is a 1980 Shaw Brothers film directed by Chang Cheh. Starring the Venoms, it continues the then-popular theme of feuds between Shaolin and Wudang. Rumors suggest that a rift was occurring between Kuo Chui and Lu Feng over choreography credits in previous films thus they came to an agreement that Kuo Chui would sit out 2 Champions of Shaolin and Lu Feng will sit out a later film, thus giving the role usually filled by Kuo to Lo Mang. The film was digitally enhanced by Joseph Kahn for the Chemical Brothers' music video "Get Yourself High".

Two young warriors from the rebel Shaolin Clan are engaged in a deadly secret mission that could bring down the empire. Tung Chien-chen is the "Shaolin Hercules", who is sent from Shaolin to take revenge on the local Wudang experts. Li Detong and Li Pashan are the Wudang chiefs who attempt to kill Tung using li Detong's throwing knives technique after meeting him in a restaurant. Tung barely escapes and meets up with Chin Tailei and his sister who teach him a special kungfu to counter knives. He eventually meets up with Hu Wei-chen who is another Shaolin student. Wei Sing-hung is the son of a Ming general who was adopted by Wudang, but in his heart he supports Shaolin and frequently questions why the Wudang sect supports the Qing but is usually hushed quickly by his masters. His love interest is Wang Li's daughter, Li Erh-wan.

 


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