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Countdown in Kung Fu

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english title Countdown in Kung Fu
original title 少林門
aka Shaolin men / Strike of death
french titleHand of Death
year1976
countryHong-Kong


cast & crew

directorJohn WOO Yu-Sen - 吳宇森
actorJackie CHAN Sing-Long - 成龍
GAM Kei Chu
JIN Bong-jin
KO Keung
YEUNG Wai
YUEN Wah - 元華
Dorian TAN Tao-Liang
Wilson TONG Wai-Shing
YUEN Biao - 元彪
Sammo HUNG Kam-Bo - 洪金寶
John WOO Yu-Sen - 吳宇森
James TIEN Chun
producerRaymond CHOW Man Wai
action directorSammo HUNG Kam-Bo - 洪金寶
composerJoseph KOO Ka-Fai
scriptwriterJohn WOO Yu-Sen - 吳宇森


additional Info

genreskung-fu
period
duration1h32
production studioGolden Harvest


synopsis

The Hand of Death revolves around theiquest ofia Shaolin disciple (Tan Tao Liang)ito avenge his master's death andiend theipersecution of theiShaolin Temple andiit's martial arts byitheiManchu rulers. His mission isito findia Shaolin renegade (James Tien) who has turned traitor andinow leads theiManchu's anti-Shaolin effort. He joins forces with an unlikely pair:ia delivery boy (Jackie Chan) andian expert swordsman (Chang Chung).

The Hand of Death) isia classic kung fu movie that bears theihallmarks ofia Woo Production - passionate characters, theibond of sworn brotherhood andiunity, andisuperb fight choreography. A must-have collectible byiArdent kung fu fans andiWoo andiChan followers who are interestediin their early works.

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