The Boxer from Shantung

Directed by Chang Cheh & Pao Hsueh-li

With The Boxer from Shantung legendary Shaw Brothers director Chang Cheh infuses a classic crime tale with his own inimitable Shaw Brothers’ style martial arts mayhem. By the power of his fists Chan Koon-tai’s simple labourer rises to become a fearsome enforcer for a criminal gang in pre-World War II Shanghai. The Boxer from Shantung remains a powerful crime film as well as a landmark martial arts drama.

 

Languages:
Mandarin

Subtitles:
Chinese and Full English

Duration:
126 minutes

Country of origin:
Hong Kong

Year of production:
1972