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DRUNKEN MASTER
JUI KUEN
1978, Sony Repertory, 111 min, Hong Kong, Dir: Yuen Woo-ping

This irreverent take on Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung (played to perfection by Jackie Chan) is one of the most wildly entertaining kung fu movies ever made. To teach him some discipline, the troublemaking Wong is sent to his uncle (Yuen Siu-tien), an exacting martial arts expert known as the Drunken Master - a man with a reputation for crippling his students. As DRUNKEN MASTER builds to its climactic showdown, its slapstick is as brilliantly choreographed as its fight scenes. English dubbed version.


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