Drunken Scorpion presents Late Nite Kung Fu – THE SHAOLIN PLOT at Genesis Cinema (24 JUN 2022).

Enjoy computer fighting games & hip-hop beats in the bar before some classic ‘ole skool’ martial arts films & supporting shorts with Drunken Scorpion at Genesis Cinema (24 JUN 20:00 Event / 22:00 Film).

Submitted by Drunken Scorpion

  • THE SHAOLIN PLOT dir Feng Huang, 1977 + Games/Music in the Bar + Short
  • 24 JUN 2022 // 20:00 Games & Music / 22:00 Film // Genesis Cinema // London E1 4UJ
  • Tickets: £6.50-11.50 // BOOKING NOW!

After his work directing the action sequences for King Hu’s Palme D’or winning A Touch of Zen, Sammo Hung worked with director Huang Feng (Lady Whirlwind, Hapkido) on a series of martial arts masterpieces which continuously broke new ground for action cinema, the culmination of which was The Shaolin Plot. After the release of this film, Sammo (who also has one of his first major acting roles here, playing a deadly monk with an unusual choice of weaponry) began his own career as a director and would play a huge role in the “Golden Age” of Hong Kong cinema – an era which revolutionised action filmmaking around the world.

Hong Kong movie veteran Chen Hsing (The Iron-Fisted Monk) plays a tyrannical ruler with the aim of collecting all existing Chinese martial arts manuals in order to obtain ultimate power. After obtaining the Wu Tang manual, he sets his sights on the Shaolin Temple and the secrets of their fighting style. Two Shaolin Monks (Casanova Wong and Yeong-moon Kwon) must team up with a Wu Tang fighter (James Tien) to defeat the villainous despot.

  • Starring: Sammo Hung, Chen Sing, Casanova Wong, James Tien
  • Director: Feng Huang

Drunken Scorpion presents THE SHAOLIN PLOT dir Feng Huang, 1977 + Games/Music in the Bar at Genesis Cinema (24 JUN 20:00+), booking now!




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