The Water Margin (aka Seven Blows of the Dragon)

1972, 125m, DCP, Hong Kong

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened May 26, 2018

This adaptation of a revered 14th-century novel carries three directors’ credits but Chang claims it as his own. The historical spectacle crests at Liang Shan Mountain, where 108 rebels (including Lily Ho as Green Snake) converge to join forces against the corrupt Chinese government that has railroaded beloved kung fu master Tetsuro Tanba (a top Japanese star known internationally for You Only Live Twice).

New York premiere of 2K digital restoration

In Mandarin with English subtitles

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A film by Chang Cheh Hsueh Li Pao Wu Ma Feng