Martial Arts of Shaolin

Martial Arts of Shaolin

Director: Liu Chia-Liang Cast: Jet Li, Huang Qui-Yan, Yu Cheng-Hui

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Martial Arts of Shaolin

This is the third in a series of Shaolin Temple films starring China's martial arts champion Jet Li (aka Li Lianjie). Li's good looks, star presence, and stunning gymnastics -- as he twists, turns, and somersaults through a series of well-choreographed battles -- carry this otherwise routine action film. He plays Zhi Ming, trained in the Northern Shaolin Temple after his father was murdered by the evil magistrate He Suo. Zhi Ming plans on attacking the magistrate during a lion dance performed at an annual festival. That attempt at retribution fails but introduces him to Sima, a woman who was trained in the Southern Shaolin Temple after her father was framed by He Suo. (The translation of the title for this film is North-South Shaolin Temple.) In fact, Zhi Ming's father died because he protested the treatment of his friend, Sima's father. It does not take long for Sima and Zhi Ming to discover that they have matching ankle bracelets -- meaning they were betrothed by their parents while still too young to know what that meant. Now they team up to bring down He Suo, engaging their enemies on the Great Wall of China and in the Forbidden City. Jet Li would make another Shaolin film in 1994 and gained recognition in the West when he played Mel Gibson's nemesis in Lethal Weapon 4 (1998).

Product Details

Release Date: 08/09/2011
UPC: 0796019823753
Original Release: 1985
Rating: R
Source: Arc Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:31:00
Sales rank: 64,628

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jet Li Actor
Huang Qui-Yan Actor
Yu Cheng-Hui Actor
Ji Chun-Hua Actor
Yu Hai Actor
Hu Jiang-Qiang Actor
Liu Huai-Liang Actor
Hu Jian Actor
Qiang Chau-Yin Actor
Wong Cheng-Hui Actor
Yu Hai Yu Actor

Technical Credits
Liu Chia-Liang Director
Tsao An-Shun Cinematographer
Lin Bing-Kun Producer
Wong Ying Cheong Producer
Ann Tse Kai Producer
Lam Ping Kwan Producer
Lu Yin Pei Producer
Sze Yeung Ping Screenwriter
Fu Qi Producer
James J.S. Wong Score Composer
Shi Yang-Ping Screenwriter
Liu Yet Yuen Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Martial Arts of Shaolin
1. Chapter 1 [7:45]
2. Chapter 2 [7:57]
3. Chapter 3 [8:53]
4. Chapter 4 [9:09]
5. Chapter 5 [8:05]
6. Chapter 6 [9:39]
7. Chapter 7 [7:08]
8. Chapter 8 [4:20]
9. Chapter 9 [3:37]
10. Chapter 10 [6:08]
11. Chapter 11 [6:33]
12. Chapter 12 [10:55]

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