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Chris Nahon's action film Kiss of the Dragon comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while a Spanish soundtrack has also been recorded in Dolby Digital Surround. English subtitles are accessible. Supplementary materials include a commentary track recorded by director Nahon and lead actors Jet Li and Bridget Fonda, four featurettes, ...
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Chris Nahon's action film Kiss of the Dragon comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 2.35:1. Closed-captioned English soundtracks are rendered in both Dolby Digital 5.1 and Dolby Digital Surround, while a Spanish soundtrack has also been recorded in Dolby Digital Surround. English subtitles are accessible. Supplementary materials include a commentary track recorded by director Nahon and lead actors Jet Li and Bridget Fonda, four featurettes, storyboard to film comparisons, and the theatrical trailer. This is a great disc from 20th Century Fox.
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Special Features

Commentary by Chris Nahon, Jet Li and Bridget Fonda; 4 Featurettes; 2 Storyboard Analysis'; Still Galleries; 6 TV Spots; Theatrical Trailers
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Ed Hulse
Martial-arts maestro Jet Li strengthens his hold on international screen stardom with this elaborate, stylistically elegant, and characteristically vigorous action melodrama, certainly his best English-language vehicle to date. Produced and coauthored by French filmmaker Luc Besson La Femme Nikita, Dragon begins with Li, playing a coolly efficient Chinese lawman, arriving in Paris to assist a high-level government official investigating international drug trafficking. After the official is murdered, Li discovers that the criminal mastermind is a French police inspector Tcheky Karyo with virtually the entire Parisian underworld at his beck and call. Bridget Fonda costars as Li’s reluctant ally, a young American mother separated from her child and enslaved as a prostitute. Director-of-record Chris Nahon, in his first effort, is clearly influenced heavily by Besson; Dragon exhibits all that filmmaker’s stylistic traits and shares the techno-noir look of his previous movies. The star and his fight choreographers make inventive use of big sets and small props: You’ll be amazed by what Li can do with, for example, a flying billiard ball. The plot might be a little murky with regard to such trivial things as logic and motivation, but whenever Li springs into action -- which he does frequently -- Kiss of the Dragon becomes rousing entertainment sure to please old fans and create new ones. Nahon joins Li and Fonda for a feature-length commentary accompanying the DVD, which also includes four featurettes covering different aspects of the film's production, two storyboard-to-film comparisons, a gallery of stills, and sundry theatrical trailers and TV spots.
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Li jumps into a series of martial arts sequences of flying fists and balletic moves that truly reinvigorate a genre that has gone stale even in Asia. Kirk Honeycutt
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2002
  • UPC: 024543030454
  • Original Release: 2001
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  • Source: 20th Century Fox
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Cinemascope (2.35:1)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, Español
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jet Li Liu Jiuan
Bridget Fonda Jessica
Tchéky Karyo Jean-Pierre Richard
Laurence Ashley Aja
Burt Kwouk Uncle Tai
Cyril Raffaelli Twin No. 1
Didier Azoulay Twin No. 2
John Forgeham Max
Max Ryan Lupo
Technical Credits
Chris Nahon Director
Thierry Arbogast Cinematographer
Craig Armstrong Score Composer
Gilles Bannier Asst. Director
Pierre Bechir Costumes/Costume Designer
Luc Besson Producer, Screenwriter
Jacques Bufnoir Production Designer
Marco Cave Editor
Steven Chasman Producer
Helene Cheruy Casting
Jacques Eberhard Asst. Director
Bernard Grenet Co-producer, Producer
Robert Mark Kamen Screenwriter
Jet Li Original Story, Producer
Alfred Lot Asst. Director
Max Morel Casting
Annie Thiellement Costumes/Costume Designer
Vincent Tulli Sound Editor, Sound/Sound Designer
Happy Walters Producer
Corey Yuen Action Director
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Titles
2. Mr. Smith
3. Welcome to Paris
4. A Situation
5. Double-Crossed
6. Into the Fire
7. Gare de L'Est
8. Our Best Man
9. The Farmer's Daughter
10. A Kind Person
11. The Tour Boat Trap
12. On the Run
13. Help From Jessica
14. A Tough Client
15. The Witness
16. Trust
17. Jessica's Escape
18. The Orphanage
19. Liu Jian's Promise
20. A Force of One
21. Double Trouble
22. The Kiss of the Dragon
23. A Promise Kept
24. End Titles
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Chapter Selection
   Language Selection
      Languages: English 5.1 Dolby Surround
      Languages: English Dolby Surround
      Languages: Spanish Dolby Surround
      Captions and Subtitles: English
      Captions and Subtitles: None
   Special Features
      Commentary by Chris Nahon, Jet Li and Bridget Fonda: On
      Commentary by Chris Nahon, Jet Li and Bridget Fonda: Off
      Jet Li - Fighting Philosophy
      Cory Yuen - Action Academy
      Police Gymnasium Fight: Martial Arts Demo
         Watch the Scene
         Demo One
         Demo Two
      On the Set Action
      Storyboard to Scene Comparison: "The Laundry Chute"
         Storyboards
         Storyboard to Scene Comparison
         Film
      Storyboard Sequence: "The Orphanage"
      Featurette
      Action Gallery Production Stills
      Theatrical Trailer
      TV Spots
         Stranger
         Cool
         Set Things Right
         Hunt
         Kiss
         Power
      Behind Enemy Lines Trailer
      Planet of the Apes Trailer
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A martial arts masterpiece.

    This could possibly be the best martial arts film ever made. Enjoy an hour and thirty eight minutes of intense, hard hitting martial arts action mixed with hardcore rap music that goes perfectly with the fighting scenes. Jet Li and Bridget Fonda are the perfect pair for those rolls. I've seen this movie about five times now and I still can't get enough of it. If you're a fan of martial arts films. Then you've no excuse not to see this movie.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Best Martial Arts movie

    Just about the best Martial Arts movie ever made second to Drunken Master but this is by far the best Jet Li movie ever. With great backround music for the fight scenes. 5 Stars all the way!!!!!!

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