Eureka Entertainment in the UK have announced the Blu Ray release of Zu Warriors From The Magic Mountain on 20th of April.
Featuring an all-star cast led by Yuen Biao as young soldier Dik Ming-kei, currently caught in a war between two rival armies during Tang Dynasty. Taking sanctuary in a cave within the ominous Zu Mountain, he becomes entangled in a battle with supernatural forces beyond his comprehension.
Known for introducing modern special effects into Hong Kong Cinema, director Tsui Hark’s action fantasy film has gained a cult following and features breath-taking art design, stunning cinematography as well as a great cast which includes Brigitte Lin and Sammo Hung.
This new release from Eureka is from a new 2K HD remaster and has the following features –
- Limited Edition O-CARD with new artwork by Darren Wheeling [2000 units]
- PLUS: A collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film [2000 units]
- 1080p presentation on Blu-ray from a brand new 2K restoration
- Cantonese, Mandarin, and English soundtrack options, original monaural presentations
- Newly translated English subtitles
- Brand new and exclusive feature-length audio commentary by critic and Asian cinema expert Tony Rayns
- Brand new and exclusive interview with Tsui Hark a lengthy and in-depth interview with director Tsui Hark filmed in 2020 exclusively for this release
- Zu: Time Warrior [93 mins] the export cut of the film produced for European theatres, featuring a wraparound segment with Yuen Biao as a modern-day college student who is transported, Wizard of Oz style, to 10th Century China
- Tsui Hark episode of Son of the Incredibly Strange Film Show originally aired on British television in 1989
- Alternate opening credits, restored to their original Western presentation
- Archival Interview with Yien Biao [12 mins]
- Archival Interview with Mang Hoi [20 mins]
- Archival interview with Moon Lee [20 mins]
- Deleted Scenes