Watch The UK Trailer For Korean Period Actioner The Swordsman

After making it’s UK premiere earlier this year at the Glasgow Film Festival, the critically acclaimed martial arts epic, The Swordsman will get it’s home entertainment next month. Ahead of that release Trinity CineAsia has released an action packed UK Trailer which you can watch below.

This Martial Art/Action period drama follows Tae-yul an legendary swordsman who was partially blinded. Living a quiet life with his daughter until political unrest sees her kidnapped. With his sight dwindling he must once again pick up the sword again to save his daughter.

This looks absolute awesome and reminds me why I love Asian cinema…

After being partially blinded in a coup against the king, legendary swordsman Tae-yul (Jang Hyuk, Tell Me What You Saw, Volcano High) goes into hiding, living a quiet, peaceful life with his daughter. However, when political unrest leads to traffickers kidnapping his daughter, Tae-yul has no choice but to take up arms once more. In a race against time, losing his sight and with innocent lives hanging in the balance, he must also face a dangerous new nemesis (Joe Taslim, Mortal Kombat, The Raid).

A visually stunning martial arts epic with truly exhilarating action, The Swordsman is a must-see for genre fans everywhere.

The film stars Jang Hyuk, Kim Hyeon-soo, Lee Na-kyung, and Joe Taslim (The Raid, Mortal Kombat).

Trinity CineAsia  will be releasing  The Swordsman on DVD  as well as Digital  from 17th May then on  Blu-ray from 24th May. Pre-order from Amazon | HMV