Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen

Overview

A celebrated Chinese hero returns to the mainland seven years after the fight that made him a myth, and assumes the identity of a masked crusader in order to expose the clandestine alliance between the Japanese and the mafia, and to procure a vital assassination list in this epic action thriller from Infernal Affairs director Andy Lau. At the height of the Warlord Era, China is being torn apart though internal conflict, allowing Japanese forces to gain a foothold in Northern Shanghai. His mentor murdered by ...
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Overview

A celebrated Chinese hero returns to the mainland seven years after the fight that made him a myth, and assumes the identity of a masked crusader in order to expose the clandestine alliance between the Japanese and the mafia, and to procure a vital assassination list in this epic action thriller from Infernal Affairs director Andy Lau. At the height of the Warlord Era, China is being torn apart though internal conflict, allowing Japanese forces to gain a foothold in Northern Shanghai. His mentor murdered by Japanese troops, Chinese avenger Chen Zhen Donnie Yen single-handedly defeats an entire dojo full of enemy combatants amidst a blinding shower of bullets. Though his body is never recovered, Chen Zhen is presumed to have perished in the fight. Flash forward seven years, when high-ranking Japanese officials rub elbows with ruthless gangsters in the lavish Casablanca nightclub as the impoverished masses starve in the streets. Suddenly, into the Shanghai social scene steps a wealthy entrepreneur named "Ku" also Yen, whose obvious affluence quickly gains him an audience with the most powerful mob boss in town. Little do the local criminal masterminds realize it's all an elaborate ruse; by day Ku uses his relationship with the formidable gangster to gather intelligence on the collusion between the Chinese underworld and the Japanese military, and by night he dons a mask in order to fight the powers attempting to oppress his people. But the closer Ku grows to scorching beauty Kiki Shu Qi, the more he risks blowing his cover. Later, when Ku discovers evidence of a top-secret Japanese hit list that threatens to shift the balance of power in their favor, he prepares to risk his life in a fight that could alter the future of an entire nation, and give the downtrodden masses hope for a better future.
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Special Features

Trailers ; Behind the scenes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/14/2011
  • UPC: 812491012154
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Source: Well Go Usa
  • Region Code: A
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English, Mandarin
  • Time: 1:46:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 27,718

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Donnie Yen Chen Zhen
Shu Qi Kiki
Anthony Wong Liu Yiutian
Huang Bo
Kohata Ryuichi
Huo Si Yan
Zhou Yang
Shawn Yu
Yasuaki Kurata
Akira
Technical Credits
Andrew Lau Director, Cinematographer, Producer
Gordon Chan Producer, Screenwriter
Ellen Chang Associate Producer
Paul Cheng Associate Producer
Cheung Chi-sing Screenwriter
Ng Man Ching Cinematographer
John Chong Executive Producer
Azrael Chung Editor
Zhang Guoli Executive Producer
Lorraine Ho Associate Producer
Chan Kwong-wing Score Composer
Eric Lam Art Director
Lui Koon Nam Screenwriter
Dora Ng Costumes/Costume Designer
Frankie Tam Screenwriter
Kinson Tsang Sound/Sound Designer
Donnie Yen Action Director
Zhang Zhao Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen
1. World War I [8:09]
2. Shanghai - Casablanca Club [5:29]
3. Two Pair of Three of a Kind [4:12]
4. China Will Be Our War Zone [2:15]
5. Meeting of the Generals [5:27]
6. The Masked Warrior [6:00]
7. Extra! Extra! [6:13]
8. To Our Brothers [8:38]
9. The Death List [3:24]
10. Killed / Fled [4:45]
11. Our People Are Still Dying [4:49]
12. An Exellent Story [7:03]
13. Chinese Are Not Sick Men of East Asia [7:24]
14. Wake up, Comrades [5:45]
15. General Zhou Defeated [4:19]
16. Aren't You Chen Zhen? [3:40]
17. Honghou Dojo [3:41]
18. One on One [5:24]
19. End Credits [6:23]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Legend of the Fist: The Return of Chen Zhen
   Play Feature
   Scene Selection
   Set up
      Mandarin - 5.1 Dolby Digital
      Mandarin - Stereo Dolby Digital
      English - 5.1 Dolby Digital
      English - Stereo Dolby Digital
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: Off
   Extras
      Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
      Trailers: International Trailer
      Behind the Scenes: Battle Field
      Behind the Scenes: Night Club
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