Lau Kar Leung successfully introduces the genre of action comedy in his directorial debut, The Spiritual Boxer
. Co-starring big names like Di Lung, Jimmy Wang and Chan Koon Tai, Lau Kar Leung makes every action scene memorable and undeniably good! No wonder this classic kung-fu masterpiece made it to the top 7 bestseller of Chinese films in 1975, also making Lau Kar Leung one of the most acclaimed martial arts directors!
Challenging the kung fu "iron armour" myth where fighters are seemly invincible to guns or knives, the spiritual boxer is escaping the police s hunt for him. He arrives in a small town and begins his spiritual boxing, which enables him to foretell events in the future. The town people are convinced of his powers and after meeting a young girl, who boosts him with confidence, the spiritual boxer is ready to conquer the world and gain back all his losses.
This Shaw Brothers Library edition includes behind-the-scene extras, trailers, other releases, color stills, the original poster, production notes and biography of artists for you to review.