Disciples of Shaolin (blu ray) Limited Edition Slipcase version

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Disciples of Shaolin (a.k.a. Invincible One) is one of the Chang Cheh directed films produced by Chang's Film Co and distributed by the Shaw Brothers Studio.

When Shaolin disciple Kuan Fung Yi (Sheng Fu) takes a job at a textile factory he soon becomes embroiled in a bitter and violent clash with the rival Manchu clan who run a neighbouring mill.

As well delivering some impressive martial arts set pieces from choreographer Lau Kar Leung, Disciples of Shaolin also provides a political punch, underlining the abuse of workers and the corruption of cruel bosses. Fast, fierce and thought provoking, this is a must for collectors of kung fu cinema.

***PRE-ORDER FOR 12th DECEMBER RELEASE***

 

Director: Chang Cheh

Cast: Alexander Fu Sheng, Chi Kuan Chun, Chen Meng Li, Wang Ching Ping

Label: 88films


SPECIAL FEATURES

  • LIMITED EDITION Slipcase with brand-new artwork from R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien
  • Double-Sided A3 Foldout Poster
  • Extensive Booklet Notes ‘The Visceral Martial Arts Cinema of Chang Cheh’ by Matthew Edwards, ‘International Bright Young Thing A look back on The Disciples of Shaolin and its charismatic star Alexander Fu Sheng’ by Andrew Graves and An article By Kung Fu Bob!

  • Restored HD Master in 2.35:1 Aspect Ratio
  • English LPCM Mono

  • Mandarin LPCM Mono 2.0 

  • Newly Translated English Subtitles

  • Audio Commentary with Film journalist and Author Samm Deighan

  • Audio Commentary with Asian cinema experts Mike Leeder and Arne Venema

  • Jamie Luk at Shaw Brothers - Interview with Actor / Director Jamie Luk

  • Original Trailer

  • Reversible sleeve with brand-new artwork from R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien & Original Hong Kong poster artwork

TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Region Code: AB
  • Audio: DTS-HD MA Dual Mono
  • Picture: HD 1080p 2.35:1
  • Runtime: 106 mins approx
  • Language: English / Chinese
  • Subtitles: English