How wushu made it into Hong Kong movies: Jet Li in a still from Kids from Shaolin (1984).
How wushu made it into Hong Kong movies: Jet Li in a still from Kids from Shaolin (1984).

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What is wushu? How Jet Li studied it and made it famous in Hong Kong martial arts movies

  • Wushu was introduced by the Chinese communist government as a way to teach kung fu
  • Led by Jet Li and Donnie Yen, wushu hit the big screen during the 1990s Hong Kong martial arts film revival

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How wushu made it into Hong Kong movies: Jet Li in a still from Kids from Shaolin (1984).
How wushu made it into Hong Kong movies: Jet Li in a still from Kids from Shaolin (1984).
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