Posts tagged: tsui hark
Patrick Lung Kong and Tsui Hark discuss their work together and Lung’s influential film, The Story Of A Discharged Prisoner (1967), during a retrospective of Lung’s work. ‘Protesters called “and said ‘Burn that film, burn it!’” Lung Kong said. The timing was off, with Hong Kong embroiled in riots, and demonstrators targeted a government official Lung Kong had invited to the premiere. “The…
Celebrate Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia’s birthday with a gallery of movie posters from her films.
(most come from HKMDB.com)
Films represented: The East Is Red; Dragon Inn; Peking Opera Blues; Chungking Express; Bride With White Hair; Swordsman 2; Dream Of The Red Chamber; Zu: Warriors From The Magic Mountain.
Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia as Asia in Swordsman II, the Victor Victoria of wuxia movies. Last genderqueer picture from HK cinema today, I promise.