RELEASE DATE: Could 29, 2023
On Could 29, 2023, Eureka will probably be releasing a Blu-ray (Area B) for Burning Paradise (aka Rape of the Purple Temple), a 1994 martial arts movie from Hong Kong filmmaker Ringo Lam (Metropolis on Hearth, Most Danger, Sky on Hearth) and producer Tsui Hark (The Blade, As soon as Upon a Time in China V).
Director Ringo Lam’s (Wild Search, Metropolis on Hearth) solely movie within the wuxia style can also be one his finest and bloodiest. Hunted by the Manchu authorities, a younger Fok Sai-yuk is captured and despatched to the Purple Lotus Temple, the place Shaolin monks are enslaved and viciously tortured by the sadistic warden Kung (Wong Kam Kong). Thrown right into a pit of corpses and left to die, Fong survives and makes an attempt to save lots of his Shaolin brothers.
Produced by Tsui Hark, Burning Paradise is a darkish fantasy epic, stuffed with stunning violence and unbelievable choreography. Eureka Classics is proud to current the movie for the primary time within the UK because the VHS period in a blood-soaked particular version.
Burning Paradise stars Willie Chi (Drunken Grasp III), Carman Lee (Too Many Methods to Be Quantity One), Wong Kam Kong (Tiger Cage 3) and John Ching Tung (Return to a Higher Tomorrow).
- Restricted Version O-Card slipcase that includes new art work by Darren Wheeling [2000 copies]
- 1080p HD presentation on Blu-ray from a 2K restoration of the movies’ authentic 35mm digital camera unfavourable
- Cantonese and English audio choices (each of their authentic mono shows)
- Elective English Subtitles, newly translated for this launch
- Model new characteristic size audio commentary by Asian movie knowledgeable Frank Djeng (NY Asian Movie Competition)
- Model new interview with actor Wong Kam Kong
- Archival Interview with Tsui Hark
- Unique theatrical trailer
- A Restricted Version collector’s booklet that includes new writing by James Oliver [2000 copies]
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