Chow Yun-fat in a still from Curse of the Golden Flower, Zhang Yimou’s 2006 film and one of his best wuxia movies.
Chow Yun-fat in a still from Curse of the Golden Flower, Zhang Yimou’s 2006 film and one of his best wuxia movies.

Why Chinese director Zhang Yimou’s best wuxia films are Shadow and Curse of the Golden Flower

  • Gong Li, Chow Yun-fat and Jay Chou star in Curse of the Golden Flower – more of a palace drama than a wuxia film but with prominent martial arts action scenes
  • The more recent Shadow combines a well-planned storyline with impressive martial arts scenes that reflect the traditions of the genre

Chow Yun-fat in a still from Curse of the Golden Flower, Zhang Yimou’s 2006 film and one of his best wuxia movies.
Chow Yun-fat in a still from Curse of the Golden Flower, Zhang Yimou’s 2006 film and one of his best wuxia movies.
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