Jet Li fans, Eureka Entertainment is set to release Wong Jing‘s 1993 wuxia film Kung Fu Cult Master. Set for release for the first time on Blu-ray in January as part of Eureka Classics range.
One of director Wong Jing’s most under-appreciated films is this wuxia extravaganza based on Jin Yong’s The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber.
While warring martial arts sects fight over a pair of mythical swords that grant great power, Zhang Wuji (Jet Li) goes on a quest to become a great martial artist and end the conflict.
It also stars Richard Ng, Sharla Cheung and Eureka Entertainment favourite Sammo Hung.
The film wasn’t originally a hit when it was released in cinemas, like it’s title it quickly became a cult hit. It did also spawn two sequels New Kung Fu Cult Master 1 and 2 starring Raymond Lam, Louis Koo and Donnie Yen; . Both also directed by Wong Jing.
Eureka Entertainment have also released a new Trailer, check it out
“This joyously chaotic fable features a cast of thousands and an utterly bewildering narrative, but still remains great fun” – Kung Fu Movie Guide
SPECIAL BLU-RAY EDITION FEATURES*:
Limited Edition O-Card slipcase featuring new artwork by Darren Wheeling | 1080p HD presentation on Blu-ray of the original Hong Kong theatrical cut from a new restoration of the original film elements | Original Cantonese mono audio | Optional English Subtitles | Brand new feature length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng | Archival Interview with Sammo Hung from 2004 by Frédéric Ambroisine | Trailer | PLUS: A Limited Edition collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Simon Abrams
Hong Kong |1993 |15 | 103 MINS | 1.85:1 OAR | WUXIA/MARTIAL ARTS/FANTASY |CATONESE | COLOUR
Kung Fu Cult Master will be released on Blu-ray for the first time ever in UK, as part of Eureka Classics range. Available from 29th January 2024. Buy your copy from Eureka Store.