Saturday, February 3, 2018

Have Sword Will Travel Sun February 18, 7.00pm at the Quad

For the upcoming installment of the Quad's monthly series co-presented and programmed with Subway Cinema, presents the finest in cinematic swordplay with a double bill of The Avenging Eagle and a 35mm print of Death Duel

The Avenging Eagle
Sun Chung, 1978, Hong Kong, 86m, DCP
Chi Ming-sing (Ti Lung), a member of the ruthless Iron Boat clan, narrowly survives a heist gone awry and takes to the road, leaving behind his life of crime. On his journey he teams up with mysterious martial artist Cheuk Yi-fan (Alexander Fu Sheng) to fight the clan’s killers, known as the 13 Cold-Blooded Eagles, who are in hot pursuit.

In Mandarin with English subtitles

DCP courtesy of the American Genre Film Archive

Followed by...

Death Duel
Chu Yuan, 1977, Hong Kong, 84m, 35mm
The Third Master is known to be the greatest swordsman of the jiang hu, the eerie and fantastical world populated by rival clans of martial artists. He finds himself constantly beset by challengers to his title while he tries to unravel the web of intrigue and conspiracy that has forced him into hiding.

In Mandarin with English subtitles

Print courtesy of the American Genre Film Archive

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