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KING BOXER
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TIAN XIA DI YI QUAN

(KING BOXER)

Directed by : Chang-Wah CHUNG

Year of production : 1973 Country : HONG KONG Length : 101 minutes

Synopsis

Veteran boxer, Sung Wu-yang is beaten up by Wan Hung-chieh and saved by his daughter, Ying-ying and a disciple, Chao Chin-hao. Later, the old boxer advises Chin-hao to improve his fighting technique at the Shang Wu Institute in order to capture the all China Boxing Trophy. On the way, Chao Chin-hao rescues a girl, Yen Chu-hung from Wan Hung-chieh and his thugs. At the institute Chin-hao discovers that the manager, Meng Tung-shan, his son, Meng Tien-hsiung, and a thug, Chen Lang, scorn Sung Wu-yang and the institute’s coach, Sun Hsin-pei, and are bullying the locals. Chen Lang becomes Chao Chin-hao’s bitter enemy, and the latter leaves the institute to further his training with Sun Hsin-pei in order to oppose Wan Hung-chieh, Chen Lang, Meng Tung-shan and his son.

Credits

Chang-Wah CHUNG - Director

Kiang YANG - Script / Dialogue

Wang YUNG-LOONG - Cinematography

Wu TA-CHIANG - Music

Fan KUNG-JUNG - Film Editor

Casting

Wang PING - Sung Ying-ying

Wang CHIN-FENG - Yen Chu-hung

Nan KUNG-HSUN - Han Lung

Lo LIEH - Chao Chih-hao

Tien FENG - Meng Tien-hsiung

Film's poster © DR

Contacts

Production

SHAW BROTHERS LTD. - Idem Celestial. Voir plus bas.


Distribution

WILD SIDE FILMS (AVEC LA PAN EUROPÉENNE) - T: 01 42 25 82 00 - www.wildside.fr
- bdutray@wildside.fr


French press

LE PUBLIC SYSTÈME CINÉMA - T: 33 (0)1 41 34 20 33 - www.lepublicsystemecinema.fr
Sophie Bataille, CÉLINE PETIT - cpetit@lepublicsystemecinema.fr;


International sales

CELESTIAL PICTURES LIMITED - T: 852 2927 1111
- veronique.tan@celestialpix.com


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