ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA

By Hark TSUI

FORTUNE STAR MEDIA LIMITED - as SALES All rights, World

Action/Adventure - Completed 1991

Once Upon A Time In China is the film that defined Jet Li (Lethal Weapon 4, Romeo Must Die) as an action star destined for the international stage. His definitive kung fu and the vivid imagery of Tsui Hark (Peking Opera Blues, Swordsman II) make this a true classic of the genre

    • Year of production
    • 1991
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • HONG KONG (CHINA)
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, CANTONESE
    • Director(s)
    • Hark TSUI
    • Writer(s)
    • Hark TSUI, Kai Chi YUEN, Yiu Ming LEUNG
    • Producer(s)
    • Raymond CHOW (GOLDEN HARVEST), Hark TSUI (FILM WORKSHOP)
    • Synopsis
    • A more contemporary take on the evergreen tale of wise kung-fu master and purveyor of justice Huang Fei Hong (Jet Li), OUATIC is set in 1875 China when hostilities between the Chinese and the invading foreigners are simmering to a boil. Huang and his disciples take on the unscrupulous dealers who are trying to entice gullible Chinese into slavery in America and save his Aunt Yee (Rosamund Kwan) who is in danger of being shipped off to be a prostitute.
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