The classic Ronny Yu film Bride With White Hair is getting a brand new Blu ray release in the UK from Eureka from a striking new 4K transfer.
Highly regarded by fans of the genre the film is based on a well-known martial arts novel with Leslie Cheung and Brigitte Lin as doomed lovers caught in the crossfire of warring clans.
Cheung plays Zhuo Yihang, a rebellious but extremely talented swordsman of the Wudang Clan who one day meets and falls in love with Lian Nichang (Lin), the adopted daughter of a rival cult led by the villainous Ji Wushuang. Zhuo convinces Lian to leave the cult to be with him, a decision which will ultimately lead to death and betrayal.
Beautifully shot by Peter Pau and with great performances from all involved this new release from Eureka will show it in HD for the first time in the UK. Release date end of October. The special features are –
- Limited Edition O-Card slipcase featuring new artwork by Darren Wheeling [2000 copies]
- 1080p presentation on Blu-ray from a stunning new 4K restoration
- Cantonese audio, available in original mono and restored 5.1 presentations
- Optional English and Mandarin audio tracks
- Newly translated English subtitles
- Brand new feature-length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival)
- Audio commentary with director Ronny Yu
- Brand new interview with director Ronny Yu
- Archival “making of” featurette
- Limited Edition collector’s booklet featuring new writing by James Oliver [2000 copies]