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A Touch of Zen (Blu-ray) (Digitally Restored Edition) (Japan Version) Blu-ray Region A

King Hu (Director) | Shih Jun (Actor) | Pai Ying (Actor) | Xu Feng (Actor)
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All Editions Rating: Customer Review Rated Bad 9 - 9.2 out of 10 (4)

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Named one of the 100 best films of all-time by TIME Magazine, and one of the ten greatest Chinese-language films in history by the Hong Kong Film Awards, King Hu's 1971 masterpiece A Touch of Zen is the holy grail of wuxia pian. A huge influence on Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (and practically every martial arts movie ever made), Hu's three-hour epic weds glorious highwire-flying action sequences with insightful philosophy and a cinematic grace that remains unmatched to this day. Simultaneously profound and profoundly entertaining, A Touch of Zen is absolutely required viewing for any serious fan of wuxia.

Scholar Ku (Shih Jun) is approaching middle age, but has yet to find a wife. His prospects seemingly improve after a mysterious girl named Yang (Xu Feng) moves into the abandoned villa next door, but the fierce beauty wants nothing to do with the bookish Ku. When the scholar discovers Yang is the fugitive daughter of a wrongly executed noble being hunted by the authorities, he agrees to help Yang and her coconspirators elude capture and exact their revenge. With imperial forces closing in, Ku, Yang, and their band of rebels enter into a deadly fight that takes them on a journey throughout China and ends in the unlikeliest confrontation imaginable.

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Product Title: A Touch of Zen (Blu-ray) (Digitally Restored Edition) (Japan Version) 侠女 (Blu-ray) (數碼修復版)(日本版) 侠女 (Blu-ray) (数码修复版)(日本版) 侠女 デジタル修復版 (Blu-ray) A Touch of Zen (Blu-ray) (Digitally Restored Edition) (Japan Version)
Artist Name(s): Shih Jun (Actor) | Pai Ying (Actor) | Xu Feng (Actor) 石雋 (Actor) | 白鷹 (Actor) | 徐楓 (Actor) 石隽 (Actor) | 白鹰 (Actor) | 徐枫 (Actor) 石雋(シー・ジュン) (Actor) | パイ・イン (Actor) | 徐楓 (シュー・フォン) (Actor) Shih Jun (Actor) | Pai Ying (Actor) | Xu Feng (Actor)
Director: King Hu 胡金銓 胡金铨 胡金銓 (キン・フー) Hu Jin Quan
Blu-ray Region Code: A - Americas (North, Central and South except French Guiana), Korea, Japan, South East Asia (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) What is it?
Release Date: 2017-06-07
Publisher Product Code: SHBR-447
Country of Origin: Taiwan
Disc Format(s): Blu-ray
Publisher: Shochiku Home Video
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1058304753

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[アーティスト/ キャスト]
シュー・フォン / シー・チュン / ティエン・ポン / キン・フー[胡金銓] (監督、脚本) / ウー・タイコン (音楽)


製作国 : 台湾 (Taiwan)
公開年 : 2017



第28回カンヌ国際映画祭高等技術委員会グランプリ ()
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Average Customer Rating for All Editions of this Product: Customer Review Rated Bad 9 - 9.2 out of 10 (4)

Phoenix Lin
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March 26, 2007

This customer review refers to A Touch of Zen (DVD) (US Version)
Now that's Woman Customer Review Rated Bad 7 - 7 out of 10
Whew, talk about strong stoicism. A Touch of Zen gives a clear picture of who is good, who is evil & when the Shaolin monks were not a force to be messed with. The story seems to feel long & drawn out so not much re-play value for me but fond memories. (watch for a very young Sammo Hung as the villians henchman) Once again I maintain that this one also doesn't come up to the standards or likeable characters of Come Drink With Me but hey it still fits in the romantic classic-classic swordplay.
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February 6, 2007

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The classic touch Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
A touch of Zen is one of those classic movies that you must see if you a fan of a wuxia, because it sets a certain benchmark. This movie was made back in the days when you didn't have all the flashy wires and slick CGI, but this is what makes it one of the greats. The director made use of timing, music and atmosphere. The movie starts off slow, but slowly pulls you into the story and wanting more. Just as you thought it was all over, comes part two and which is just as gripping as the first half. This movie is a great wuxia epic and deserves more recognition. Sadly, it has only been shed some light as a footnote of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and House of Flying Daggers. But then again Sir Alec Guinness will always be famous for being in Star Wars. King Wu was one of the most talented directors of his generation and one with vision.
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January 8, 2003

This customer review refers to A Touch of Zen (Korean Version)
The best chinese classic !! Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
This is the film that inspired Lee Ang's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The bamboo fighting scene alone is worth it.

This is also the first Chinese film to win Cannes Award for Best Technique or something during the early 70s.

Just hope we get to see the other 6 o 7 classic films from this master director.
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December 16, 2002

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masterpiece Customer Review Rated Bad 10 - 10 out of 10
korean did a great job to transfer this king hu's masterpiece into DVD, japan also has a DVD version of 'a touch of zen', and the ultimate wu xiang king
hu's 1966 "dragon inn", wish yesasia can bring it to us in the near future.
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