The New One-Armed Swordsman

1971, 102m, 35mm, Hong Kong

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened December 16, 2017

Part of the program

Then-rising star David Chiang takes the crippled warrior tale to another level. Chiang portrays a proud swordsman who is tricked into severing his own arm after losing to a cunning rival. Humbled, he hides in an inn, but the death of his blood brother forces him to unsheathe his blade again.

In Mandarin with English subtitles

Double feature with One-Armed Swordsman — two for the price of $20!

This evening launches a new monthly series, co-presented and programmed by Subway Cinema and the Quad. The series is focused on rogue warriors, rebel swordsmen, and other wandering heroes from the Far East and explores the multifaceted figure of the knight errant in East Asian films.

A film by Chang Cheh