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While you may not recognize Koan Hui by name you are almost certainly familiar with his work if you are at all a fan of classic Hong Kong cinema. A long time collaborator with Tsui Hark, Hui racked up assistant director credits on a stack of titles including multiple entries in the Once Upon A Time In China series, The Blade, Green Snake and Black Mask before making the switch to visual effects work with titles such as Zu Warriors, Spl, Dragon Tiger Gate and Painted Skin: The Resurrection. And now - after 25 years in the industry - Hui gets his first solo directing credit with the upcoming League Of Gods. Jet Li, Louis Koo, Fan Bingbing and Tony Leung Ka Fai all star...
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Sammo Hung is regarded as one of the greatest Kung Fu performers of his generation. His high tempo, hard htting fight sequences have captured audiences all over the world. Future generations will look back and watch in amazement, witnessing one of the very best in world cinema.
Peking Opera Days
The Peking Opera school was run from a small theatre by Master Yu Jim Yuen, this was where Sammo Hung would begin his journey. In them days, the stundents would normally enroll for around 10 years, each day performing gruelling tasks for up to 18 hours a day which included training in the Martial Arts, weapons training, acrobatics, acting and singing. The Peking opera of course brought together Sammo Hung, Jackie Chan, Yuen Biao, Yuen Wah, Corey Yuen, Yuen Tak and Yuen Mo, who would eventually be known as the 7 Little Fortunes. They took the first name “Yuen” in a sign of »
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