Also known as THE POSTMAN STRIKES BACK (1982), the blu ray release of THE POSTMAN FIGHTS BACK from 88 Films is a dual Region A & B release.
Set against the backdrop of the Republic of China, THE POSTMAN FIGHTS BACK is a riveting historical action film that follows the journey of an unlikely hero, played by the legendary Chow Yun Fat.
Directed by Hong Kong's master filmmaker, Ronny Yu, the action takes place in a pivotal era of political upheaval, combining breath taking action sequences with rich historical details, showcasing the director's meticulous attention to authenticity. From the narrow streets of Shanghai to the opulent halls of power, the film paints a vivid portrait of the era, immersing the audience in a bygone world fraught with danger and suspense.
The story unfolds during the early 20th century, when the Republic of China was undergoing a dramatic transformation. Amidst the chaos and uncertainty, a humble postman named Li Wei (Chow Yun Fat) finds himself unwittingly thrust into the heart of a dangerous conspiracy. As Li Wei embarks on his routine deliveries, he becomes an unwitting witness to a clandestine plot aiming to undermine the young republic.
Chow Yun Fat delivers a mesmerizing performance as the postman-turned-hero, capturing the essence of Li Wei's transformation from an ordinary man to a symbol of resilience and patriotism. Starring also Lau Kar Yan and Cherie Chung.
Director: Ronny Yu
Cast: Chow Yun Fat, Lau Kar Yan, Cherie Chung
Genre: Historical action
Language: Cantonese (with English subtitles)
Country: Hong Kong
Runtime: approx 90 mins
- High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray™ presentation in 2.39:1 Aspect Ratio From a 2K Scan of the Original 35mm Negative
- Hong Kong Cut
- Original Cantonese Mono with English Subtitles
- Export Cut
- English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
- English Mono with Alternate Score
- Archive Audio Commentary with Stephan Hammond
- Interview with Chow Yun-Fat
- Interview with Leung Kar-Yan
- Second Interview with Leung Kar-Yan
- Interview with Ronny Yu
- Original Hong Kong Trailer
- Region A & B