RELEASE DATE: April 25, 2022
On April 25, 2022, Eureka is releasing the Blu-ray (Area B) for the 1981 Yuen Woo-ping kung fu traditional, Dreadnaught.
The movie stars Yuen Biao (Knockabout), Leung Kar Yan (My Life’s on the Line), Kwan Tak Hing (The Skyhawk), Yuen Shun Yee (Dance of the Drunken Mantis), Philip Ko (Remaining Run) and Lily Li (Daggers 8).
Directed by legendary motion choreographer Yuen Woo-ping (The Matrix; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Dreadnaught expertly blends majestic motion sequences with very good bodily comedy, courtesy of stars Yuen Biao, Bryan Leung Kar-yan, and Yuen Shun-yee.
A violent felony recognized solely as ‘White Tiger’ (Yuen Shun-yee; Iron Monkey) is hiding amongst a theatre troupe, murdering anybody who discovers his identification (in addition to anybody who occurs to harass him). Mousy, a timid laundry man (Yuen Biao; Undertaking A), crosses paths with White Tiger a number of occasions however all the time manages to flee. When the killer as a substitute targets his pal (Bryan “Beardy” Leung; Warriors Two), Mousy should overcome his cowardly nature and purchase the talents essential to defeat the White Tiger.
Notable for being the ultimate movie by which Kwan Tak-hing portrayed folks hero Wong Fei-hung (and, oddly sufficient, for its well-known laundry scene being straight referenced in Batman Perpetually), Dreadnaught is a cult favorite amongst martial arts followers, and Eureka Classics is proud to current the movie in its UK debut on Blu-ray from a model new 2K restoration!
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- Restricted Version O-Card slipcase that includes new paintings by Darren Wheeling [2000 copies]
- Reversible sleeve design that includes unique poster paintings
- Unique Cantonese mono audio
- Non-compulsory English dubbed audio
- Non-compulsory English Subtitles, newly translated for this launch
- Model new characteristic size audio commentary by Asian movie professional Frank Djeng (NY Asian Movie Competition)
- Model new characteristic size audio commentary by motion cinema consultants Mike Leeder & Arne Venema
- Archival interview with actress Lily Li (21 minutes)
- A Restricted Version collector’s booklet that includes new writing by James Oliver [2000 copies]
- *All extras topic to alter
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