RELEASE DATE: 2022
Later this yr, 88 Movies can be releasing a Blu-ray (Area B) for Jackie Chan’s first ever “comedy” kung fu movie, Half a Loaf of Kung Fu.
This 1978 oddity comes from director Chan Chi Hwa, who helmed Jackie’s Snake and Crane Arts of Shaolin (1978) and Shaolin Picket Males (1976).
The movie marks the first time Lo Wei’s manufacturing firm let Jackie have inventive management over a mission. In reality, Lo Wei thought so extremely of Jackie’s inventive imaginative and prescient that he refused to launch the movie (a minimum of not till 1980, when Jackie was nicely on his option to develop into a megastar).
Critics and followers alike have bashed the movie for its silliness, however no one can deny that it’s clearly the work of somebody who’s nonetheless honing his craft. And regardless of its flaws, there are some nice combat sequences that may solely come from Jackie Chan.
Half a Loaf of Kung Fu additionally stars James Tien (Seaman No. 7), Doris Lung (The Magnificent), Gam Ching Lan (Snake and Crane Arts of Shaolin), Kam Kong (Shaolin Picket Males) and Dean Shek (Loopy Couple).
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As quickly as particulars arrive in regards to the movie’s extras, we’ll make sure to fill you in. Till then, don’t miss its basic Trailer beneath: