About the film
china martial arts hero colonisation 19th century qing dynasty
Once Upon a Time in China
Release Date: August 15, 1991
|Slogan||:||«Never was a Hero needed more...»|
|Production Companies||:||Golden Harvest Productions, Paragon Films Ltd.|
|Writers||:||Tsui Hark, Edward Leung Yiu-Ming, Elsa Tang, Yuen Gai-Chi|
Set in late 19th century Canton this martial arts film depicts the stance taken by the legendary martial arts hero Wong Fei-Hung (1847-1924) against foreign forces' (English, French and American) plundering of China.