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Title Xia nü [videorecording] / Guo ji ying pian you xian gong si chu pin ; chu pin ren Sha Rongfeng ; zhi pian Yang Shiqing ; bian dao Hu Jinquan = International film Production.
俠女 / 國際影片有限公司出品 ; 出品人沙榮峰 ; 製片楊世慶 ; 編導胡金銓 = International film Production.

Publication Info. [New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    TOU    Available
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion picture
Series The Criterion collection ; 825
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 825.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 1.0.
Language Chinese dialogue; optional English subtitles.
Cast Xu Feng, Shi Jun, Bai Ying, Tian Peng.
徐楓, 石寯, 白鷹, 田鵬.
Credits Cinematography, Hua Huiying ; music, Wu Dajiang.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
Adapted from Pu Song-ling's Strange stories from a Chinese studio.
Restored by the Taiwan Film Institute in 2014 as part of the "Taiwan Film Classics Digital Restoration and Value-Adding Project."
Widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio).
Summary A fugitive noblewoman seeks refuge in a remote, and allegedly haunted, village. The sanctuary she finds with a shy scholar and two aides in disguise is shattered when a nefarious swordsman uncovers her identity, pitting the four against legions of blade-wielding opponents.
Note Special features: Documentary from 2012 about director King Hu; new interviews with actors Hsu Feng and Shiuh Chun; new interview with filmmaker Ang Lee; new interview with film scholar Tony Rayns; new English subtitle translation; trailer ; essay by film scholar David Bordwell and notes by Hu from a 1975 Cannes film festival press kit.
Contents disc one. [Feature film]; trailer -- disc two. [Special features].
Subject China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644 -- Drama.
Kung fu -- Drama.
Chronological Term 1368-1644
Genre/Form Martial arts films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Hu, Jinquan, 1931-1997, film director, screenwriter.
Xu, Feng, 1950- actor.
Shi, Jun, 1935- actor.
Bai, Ying, 1940- actor.
Tian, Peng, 1945- actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work) Pu, Songling, 1640-1715. Liao zhai zhi yi.
International Film Production.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Note English title from container and disc label: Touch of zen
ISBN 9781681431833
Standard No. 715515182010
Music No. CC2653DDVD The Criterion Collection

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