FREE UK shipping for Orders above £25

Pre-order Tak Sakaguchi's non-stop action ONE PERCENTER

Impeccable Packaging
Exceptional Customer Service
Unbeatable Pricing

The Swordsman Of All Swordsmen (blu ray) Limited Edition slipcase version

Write a review
Director: Joseph Kuo
Cast: Tien Peng, Tsao Tsien, Polly Shang-Kuan Ling-Feng

  ***Pre-order for release on 18 MAR 2024. Payment taken at checkout, order shipped closer to release date. If your order contains this title (or other pre-orders) then please note all orders are shipped out in one go, once all titles are available (we don't part-ship)***

 

The Swordsman of All Swordsmen (1968) PLUS The Mystery of Chess Boxing (1979)

A tale of honour and revenge by a celebrated master of wuxia cinema, Joseph Kuo!

Having witnessed the brutal slaying of his entire family as a small child, Tsai Ying-jie (Tien PengA Touch of Zen) spends several years wandering in search of those responsible. After years in training, he intends to use his expert swordsmanship to exact vengeance on Yun Chun-chung (Tsao Tsien, Dragon Inn) and his four accomplices, who murdered his father in order to obtain a legendary weapon known as the Spirit Chasing Sword. But after dispatching several rival swordsmen who incur his wrath, Tsai comes to contemplate the futile nature of revenge after Yun Chun-chung’s daughter, Flying Swallow (Polly Shang-Kuan Ling-FengBack Alley Princess), saves his life.

Followed by The Bravest Revenge and The Ghost HillThe Swordsman of All Swordsmen is the first entry in Joseph Kuo’s Tsai Ying-jie trilogy and a landmark work in the wuxia genre. Eureka Classics is proud to present the film for the first time ever in the UK, on Blu-ray from a new 2K restoration, along with Kuo’s influential kung fu masterpiece The Mystery of Chess Boxing, available ONLY in this Limited-Edition set.


Special Features:

  • Strictly limited to 2000 copies ONLY
  • O-card slipcase featuring new artwork by Grégory Sacré (Gokaiju)
  • A set of facsimile lobby cards
  • Double-sided poster featuring original release posters
  • Bonus Disc featuring The Mystery of Chess Boxing
  • PLUS: A collector’s booklet featuring new writing on both films by James Oliver

 

DISC ONE - THE SWORDSMAN OF SWORDSMEN – FEATURES

  • 1080p HD presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K digital restoration completed by the Taiwan Film Institute
  • Original Mandarin audio
  • Optional English Subtitles
  • Brand new feature-length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng and film writer John Charles (The Hong Kong Filmography, 1977–1997)
  • Archival interview with director Joseph Kuo

 

DISC TWO (BONUS DISC) - THE MYSTERY OF CHESS BOXING** – FEATURES

  • Strictly limited to 2000 copies ONLY
  • 1080p HD presentation on Blu-ray, scanned from the only known surviving print of the film supplied by collector Dan Halsted (Head Programmer at the Hollywood Theatre, Oregon)
  • Original Cantonese and “Classic” English dubbed audio options
  • Brand new feature-length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng and martial artist / filmmaker Michael Worth
  • Brand new feature-length audio commentary by action cinema experts Mike Leeder and Arne Venema
  • Sleeve artwork by Darren Wheeling
Regular price £26.99