Stephen Chow (in white shirt) in a still from Kung Fu Hustle, the 2004 film that made him an international star. He also wrote and directed the film, a blend of cartoons, wuxia, CGI, and action. Stephen Chow (in white shirt) in a still from Kung Fu Hustle, the 2004 film that made him an international star. He also wrote and directed the film, a blend of cartoons, wuxia, CGI, and action.
Stephen Chow (in white shirt) in a still from Kung Fu Hustle, the 2004 film that made him an international star. He also wrote and directed the film, a blend of cartoons, wuxia, CGI, and action.

Stephen Chow on Kung Fu Hustle, film that made him a household name in global movie circles

  • Already a successful director in Hong Kong, Chow became a man to watch in global cinema with Kung Fu Hustle, a comedy tribute to the different styles of kung fu
  • He had to talk veteran martial arts actors into appearing in the film, and used less slang and more action than in past films, with American audiences in mind

Topic |   Asian cinema: Hong Kong film
Stephen Chow (in white shirt) in a still from Kung Fu Hustle, the 2004 film that made him an international star. He also wrote and directed the film, a blend of cartoons, wuxia, CGI, and action. Stephen Chow (in white shirt) in a still from Kung Fu Hustle, the 2004 film that made him an international star. He also wrote and directed the film, a blend of cartoons, wuxia, CGI, and action.
Stephen Chow (in white shirt) in a still from Kung Fu Hustle, the 2004 film that made him an international star. He also wrote and directed the film, a blend of cartoons, wuxia, CGI, and action.
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