Jet Li Lianjie in Fong Sai Yuk, in which he played the title role of a mischievous young martial arts hero, a contrast to his more sober portrayal of Wong Fei-hung in Tsui Hark’s Once Upon a Time in China films.

Jet Li on how he played two real-life Chinese martial arts heroes on film, and the differences between Fong Sai-yuk and Wong Fei-hung

  • Playing Wong Fei-hung in Tsui Hark’s Once Upon a Time in China films was the making of Jet Li Lianjie as an action film star
  • Soon after filming them, Li played another real-life Cantonese martial arts hero, Fong Sai-yuk. He talked about how he approached two contrasting roles
Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Jet Li Lianjie in Fong Sai Yuk, in which he played the title role of a mischievous young martial arts hero, a contrast to his more sober portrayal of Wong Fei-hung in Tsui Hark’s Once Upon a Time in China films.
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