Last Hurrah for Chivalry (Criterion) (Blu-Ray) Preorder

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Before he became known as the master of the bullet-riddled heroic tragedy, John Woo sharpened his trademark themes and kinetic action choreography with this whirlwind wuxia spectacle. Unaware they are caught in a deadly game of deception, a pair of rambunctious swordsmen (Wai Pak and Damian Lau) join forces to help a nobleman (Lau Kong) in his quest for vengeance. Paying thrilling homage to his mentor, martial-arts innovator Chang Cheh, Woo delivers both bravura swordplay set pieces and a bloodstained interrogation of the meaning of brotherhood and honor in a world in which loyalty is bought and sold.

 

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Before he became known as the master of the bullet-riddled heroic tragedy, John Woo sharpened his trademark themes and kinetic action choreography with this whirlwind wuxia spectacle. Unaware they are caught in a deadly game of deception, a pair of rambunctious swordsmen (Wai Pak and Damian Lau) join forces to help a nobleman (Lau Kong) in his quest for vengeance. Paying thrilling homage to his mentor, martial-arts innovator Chang Cheh, Woo delivers both bravura swordplay set pieces and a bloodstained interrogation of the meaning of brotherhood and honor in a world in which loyalty is bought and sold.

FILM INFO

  • Hong Kong
  • 1979
  • 106 minutes
  • Color
  • 2.39:1
  • Cantonese
  • Spine #1174

BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • 2K digital restoration, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio and uncompressed monaural soundtracks
  • Alternate English-dubbed tracks
  • Audio interview with director John Woo
  • New interview with Grady Hendrix, author of These Fists Break Bricks
  • Trailer
  • New English subtitle translation
  • PLUS: An essay by scholar Aaron Han Joon Magnan-Park

    New cover designed and illustrated by Alphaville

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Weight 8 oz