8-Minutes Promo Trailer for Peter Chan’s WU XIA

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“WU XIA” (武侠) (also known as Swordsmen), is an upcoming Hong Kong-Chinese martial arts film which served as the only one Chinese-language film that has made it into the lineup of this year’s Cannes Film Festival in the Midnight Screenings category. The film is directed by Peter Chan’s (陈可辛), starring Donnie Yen (甄子丹), who also served as the film’s action director; Takeshi Kaneshiro (金城武), “Lust, Caution” (色,戒) actress Tang Wei (汤唯); and features the appearance from Jimmy Wang Yu (王羽), the original “One Armed Swordsman” (独臂刀王), who making his first film appearance in over 17 years.

Kaneshiro takes on the role of a detective, determined to catch a repentant killer, played by Yen, who has retreated to a remote village with his wife, played by Tang.


Wu Xia - Cannes Poster
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