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Tai ji: Zhang San Feng
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Release Date:
18 November 1993 (Hong Kong) See more »
Une rencontre de légende
Two friends, ex Shaolin monks, part ways as they brush with the ongoing rebellion against the government. The ambitious one rises up to be a powerful military commander, while his betrayed friend resorts to learn the calm ways of Tai Chi. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Jet Li & Michelle Yeoh...'nuff said!! See more (47 total) »


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Jet Li ... Junbao

Michelle Yeoh ... Siu Lin

Siu-Ho Chin ... Chin Bo (as Chin Siu Ho)
Fennie Yuen ... Miss Li (as Fannie Yuen)
Cheung-Yan Yuen ... Rev. Ling (as Yuen Cheung Yan)
Shun Lau ... Master Jueyuan (as Lau Shun)
Hai Yu ... Head Master
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kam Kong Chow
Yung-chang Ho
Jian Kui Sun ... Royal Eunuch / Liu Jin (uncredited)

Directed by
Woo-Ping Yuen  (as Yuen Woo Ping)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David B. Baron  english adaptation
Jack Maeby  english adaptation
Scott Smith  english dialogue
Michael Sorich  english adaptation
Kwong Kim Yip  screenplay (as Ip Kwong Kim)

Produced by
Bo-Chu Chui .... co-producer (as Tsui Po Chiu)
Jet Li .... producer (as Yangzhong Li)
Original Music by
Stephen Edwards (english version) (as Steve Edwards)
Wai Lap Wu 
Cinematography by
Moon-Tong Lau (director of photography) (as Tom Lau)
Film Editing by
Angie Lam 
Production Design by
Delin Fu 
King Man Lee 
Raymond Li 
Art Direction by
Delin Fu (art director: Beijing)
King Man Lee (art director: Hong Kong)
Costume Design by
Bao-Rong Huang  (as Baorong Huang)
Makeup Department
Juanjuan Jiang .... makeup: beijing unit
Lihua Li .... hair: beijing unit
Lihua Li .... makeup: beijing unit
Yun-Ling Man .... makeup artist
Jun Quan .... makeup: beijing unit
Siu-Mei Sau .... hair stylist
Hong Su .... makeup: beijing unit
Bing Sun .... makeup: beijing unit
Qiu Xu .... makeup: beijing unit
Teng Zhang .... makeup: beijing unit
Fengling Zhao .... makeup: beijing unit
Production Management
Rubin Cai .... production lead: Beijing unit
Julia Chu .... production supervisor
Erge Jie .... production lead: Beijing unit
Hai Li .... production manager: Beijing
Chang-An Liu .... production manager: Beijing
Er-Dong Liu .... production manager: Beijing
Guiping Luo .... production manager: Beijing
Changyi Wu .... production manager: Beijing
Gai-Yim Yeung .... production manager (as David Yeung)
Art Department
Fong-Dai Chan .... property master (as Fang-Tei Chen)
Wong-Sing Chan .... props
Yiu-Wing Chan .... set dresser
Jinzhu Chen .... props: Beijing
Kwan-Keung Cheung .... props
Sam-Po Cheung .... props
Xiuru Ding .... assistant art director: beijing unit
Chi-Lung Fong .... props
Fai Fong .... props
Hongsheng Guo .... props: Beijing
Gang Li .... sets: Beijing
Xian Liu .... sets: Beijing
Yanbin Sun .... props: Beijing
Xinjian Tao .... props: Beijing
Songliu Tian .... deputy art director: Beijing
Chunpu Wang .... sets: Beijing
Sound Department
David B. Baron .... sound: English adaptation
Todd Beckett .... sound re-recording mixer
Ming Yang Chen .... dubbing editor: mandarin
Wai-Luen Cheng .... sound recordist
Siu-Lung Ching .... sound effects editor
Kam Wing Chow .... sound recordist
Stephen Fitzmaurice .... adr mixer: English version
Stephen Fitzmaurice .... sound: English version
Angie Lam .... dubbing editor: cantonese
Jack Maeby .... sound: English adaptation
Frank Nolan .... sound: new version
Lok-fai Pang .... sound recordist
Timothy Pearson .... foley artist
Michael Sorich .... sound: English adaptation
Special Effects by
Cunping Bai .... pyrotechnics: Beijing
Xiangdong Peng .... pyrotechnics: Beijing
Huan-Chiu Ku .... martial arts and stunt double: Jet Li
Cheung-Yan Yuen .... stunt coordinator
Woo-Ping Yuen .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Fengxiang Bao .... assistant camera: beijing unit
Hon-Wing Chan .... electrician
Wai-Nin Chan .... gaffer
Lap-kei Cheng .... assistant camera
Yuen Man Fung .... assistant camera
Tao Hai .... assistant camera: beijing unit
Feng Hao .... grip: beijing unit
Shui-Fong Lui .... electrician
Ying-Tat Luk .... unit crew
Kwok Kin Pun .... unit crew (as Kwok-kin Poon)
Shaojun Qin .... grip: beijing unit
Wing-Chi Wong .... assistant gaffer
Chi-tim Yeung .... electrician
Yuk Wah Yuen .... still photographer
Laifu Zhang .... grip: beijing unit
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Weiying Cai .... costumer
Jun Chai .... costumer
Shui-Lin Fung .... assistant costume designer
Weifeng Liu .... costumer
He Meng .... costumer
Baoli Tang .... costumer
Junying Wang .... costumer
Yongzhi Wu .... costumer
Qingxiang Zhang .... costumer
Music Department
Man-Ting Lai .... arranger
Sung-Wai Suen .... arranger
Wa Wa .... theme vocals
Fung-Ying Yuen .... theme vocals (as Shirley Yuen)
Other crew
Rubin Cai .... planner
Ji-Chun Chan .... assistant unit manager: hong kong unit (as David Chan)
Donghui Chen .... continuity
Julia Chu .... production advisor
Minru Gao .... script supervisor
Si Hao .... production assistant
Shui-Cheong Kwan .... production assistant
Shui-Cheong Kwan .... production assistant: hong kong unit
Kwan-Lok Leung .... assistant unit manager: hong kong unit
Shulan Liu .... production assistant
Kei Shu .... translator: english
Siu-Chung Siu .... assistant unit manager: hong kong unit
Qiang Sun .... production assistant
Baoyin Wulan .... script supervisor
Tiansheng Xu .... planner
Hao Zhong .... script supervisor
Mariah Breitel Hembree .... post script services (uncredited)

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Also Known As:
"Tai ji: Zhang San Feng" - Hong Kong (original title)
"Twin Warriors" - UK, USA (DVD title)
"Tai Chi Master" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
"The Tai-Chi Master" - Hong Kong (English title)
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Rated R for martial arts violence
96 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Donnie Yen was offered the role of Chin Bo, but turned it down to pursue his solo career.See more »
Revealing mistakes: In the final fight, the wires are visible.See more »
Junbao:Enough! Stop living in your past! What do you think you're doing here? Stop shoving me away! The past is what makes up who we are. Don't let it become your burden.See more »
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19 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Jet Li & Michelle Yeoh...'nuff said!!, 19 May 2002
Author: InzyWimzy from Queens, NY

This movie is breathtaking!! If you like martial arts, and even a little comedy, watch this Yuen Woo Ping classic.

The opening Tai Chi training scene is so well done (see how everyone's movements are in sync) and sets the standard for the film. Yuen Woo's gift for choreography is evident throughout as weapons used include swords, spears, staffs, and tables too! The Shaolin "Luo Han Pole" formation scene must be watched in slo-mo to really appreciate it.

Jet does an awesome job as Junbao and his martial arts is amazing. More surprising is Michelle Yeoh who's incredible in every scene she's in. Her movements are so fluid, yet also graceful. From the spinning table scene fight to battling an army of soldiers, Yeoh really demonstrates her fighting prowess and acting ability as well.

Being that this was the first Jet Li film I've seen, it's one of my all-time favorites. It made me realize that incredible movies like this do exist!

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