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The Blade

The Blade

The Blade

1995 / 105min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: TSUI HARK

CAST: WENZHUO ZHAO, XIN XIN XIONG, SONNY SU

The Blade is Tsui Hark’s masterful tribute to the martial arts films he grew up with. A reimagining of director Chang Cheh’s 1967 wuxia landmark The One-Armed Swordsman, this phantasmagoric action film moves like an out-of-control freight train. Featuring rapid-fire edits, berserk camera movement, frenetic choreography, and compositions bursting with busy detail, The Blade shows one of the world’s best directors doing it all and making it look easy.