The final film in King Hu’s “Inn Trilogy”, and the follow-up to his highly-acclaimed A Touch of Zen, The Fate of Lee Khan once again shows the master filmmaker’s impeccable talent in creating drama out of a single setting. An espionage thriller with a unique wuxia twist and shades of Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, the film chronicles a tense showdown between warriors on opposing sides of a civil war in a rural inn.
When Lee Khan (Tien Feng) a dangerous and cunning Mongol official, and his equally deadly sister Lee Wan-
The Fate of Lee Khan features action choreography by Sammo Hung and also co-stars Angela Mao, The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present King Hu’s The Fate of Lee Khan on Blu-ray and DVD for the first time in the UK, from a new 2K restoration.
SPECIAL FEATURES –
- Includes O-Card slipcase
- 1080p transfer of the film on Blu-ray, with a progressive encode on the DVD
- Optional English subtitles
- Original Mandarin audio, available in original mono (uncompressed on Blu-ray) and restored 5.1.
- Optional English audio, available in original mono (uncompressed on Blu-ray) and restored 5.1
- Brand new and exclusive commentary by critic and Asian cinema expert Tony Rayns
- A brand new and exclusive video essay by David Cairns
- Original Trailer
- A collector’s booklet featuring new and archival writing on the film.