In this acclaimed action drama from director Johnnie To (Exiled, Election), legendary Judo fighter Szeto Bo (Louis Koo) unexpectedly gave up the sport and now lives the life of an alcoholic gambler who runs a bar. However, cocky Judo newcomer Tony (Aaron Kwok) wants to challenge him, while old foe Kong (Tony Leung Ka Fai) demands Szeto to finish the match that never took place, Soon Szeto’s bar becomes the ultimate arena where the greatest Judo fighters challenge one another.
Throw Down is filled with no-holds-barred Judo fight scenes and is the director’s stylish homage to the great Japanese director Akira Kurosawa, it is an emotional tale of one man’s determination to rediscover himself and win at all costs. The Masters of Cinema Series presents Throw Down in its UK debut from a 4K restoration.
- LIMITED EDITION O-CARD SLIPCASE [2000 units]
- 1080p presentation on Blu-ray, from a stunning 4K restoration
- Cantonese and English audio options
- Optional English subtitles
- Brand new and exclusive feature-length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival)
- Audio commentary by Hong Kong film expert Ric Meyers
- Interview with director Johnnie To (40 mins)
- Making of Throw Down featurette
- The theatrical trailer and TV spots
- Reversible sleeve
- A collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film