A Touch of Zen (Criterion Collection)
Feng Hsu, Chun Shih, Ying Bai. A fugitive noblewoman and her three bodyguards hide out in a haunted village to evade assassins. But when a wandering swordsman inadvertently uncovers her identity, she and her escort must battle scores of vicious killers in the strange landscape of the abandoned village. Directed by King Hu. In Mandarin with English subtitles with a new translation. Includes 2012 documentary about King Hu, new interviews with actors Hsu Feng and Shih Chun, filmmaker Ang Lee and film scholar Tony Rayns about the film, original trailer and an essay by film scholar David Bordwell with notes by Hu from 1975 Cannes film festival. 1971/color/180 min/NR/widescreen.
|Run Time:||180 minutes|