Bai Ying (left) and Hsu Feng in a still from King Hu’s 1971 wuxia masterpiece A Touch of Zen.

Hong Kong martial arts cinema: A Touch of Zen, King Hu’s 1971 wuxia classic

  • The third martial arts film the Chinese director made, this is the story of a fugitive and a group of monks who use their skills to overcome daunting odds
  • Hu planned the martial arts scenes with choreographers, and showed his brilliance in the editing room afterwards
Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Bai Ying (left) and Hsu Feng in a still from King Hu’s 1971 wuxia masterpiece A Touch of Zen.
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