The One-Armed Swordsman

One of the classics of martial arts cinema, this is often referred to as the first real martial arts film, focusing as it does on techniques and styles rather than clan politics and corruption. A Shaw Brothers gem with Johnny Wang Yu as the titular betrayed student, forced from a peaceful existence to defend his old school. In order to do so he must learn a new and mighty technique - with just one arm!

Year: 1967
Genre: Hong Kong Cinema, Disabilities, Martial Arts, Action
Country: Hong Kong
Director: Chang Cheh
Starring: Jimmy Wang Yu, Chiao Chiao, Huang Tsung-shun
Duration: 111 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains medium level violence.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (Hong Kong)



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