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November 13, 2012

Fall 2012 CCS Film Series: A Director King Hu Film Retrospective - The Valiant Ones 忠烈图

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The film showing is FREE and open to the public.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2012
Time: 7:00pm
Place: Angell Hall, Auditorium A
(enter via glass doors at fishbowl, off diag)

A film by King Hu (胡金銓); Hong Kong, 1975; 102 minutes (Mandarin with English subtitles)

A rarely screened wuxia gem, “The Valiant Ones 忠烈图” is a meditative yet action-filled movie about a 16th century husband and wife swordfighting team hired to protect China from Japanese marauders. King Hu reveals character through the film’s intricate fight scenes. Film is courtesy of the King Hu Foundation and the Hong Kong Film Archive, Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

Posted by zzhu at November 13, 2012 05:15 PM