Blu-ray release: ‘Iron Monkey’

By   |  Mar 28, 2018

Eureka Entertainment will release Yuen Woo-Ping’s kung-fu classic ‘Iron Monkey‘ on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK on June 18, 2018.

The film revolves around a martial artist/doctor who steals from the corrupt authorities as a masked thief to give to the poor, while another martial artist/doctor is forced to hunt him down. The cast includes Yu Rongguang, Donnie Yen, Jean Wang, Angie Tsang, and Yen Shi-Kwan.

Synopsis: Wong Kei-ying (Donnie Yen), a physician and martial artist, is mistaken for a masked vigilante known as the Iron Monkey (Yu Rong-Guang); a Robin Hood style hero who has been robbing the wealthy local officials in order to provide medical treatment for the poor. The two men must team up to defeat a corrupt political regime, and protect the lives of the people whose cause they champion.

Special Features:
• LIMITED EDITION O-CARD (First print run only)
• Stunning 1080p presentation from a brand new 2K restoration
• Original Cantonese mono audio track (also available in 5.1 presentation)
• 5.1 English audio track
• Isolated Music & Effects track
• Interview with Donnie Yen (20 mins)
• Interview with producer Tsui Hark (25 mins)
• Interview with Yu Rong-Guang (27 mins)
• Interview with stuntwoman and actress Li Fai (25 mins)
• Interview with actress Angie Tsang (20 mins)
• Iron Fist (16 mins) – A behind-the-scenes look at the action choreography of ‘Iron Monkey’
• Shadow Boxing (8 mins) – a featurette on Hong Kong action choreography featuring Alex Yip
• Footage of Li Fai and Angie Tsang competing at the 2003 Wu Shu Championships
• Original theatrical trailer

‘Iron Monkey’ is available for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk.

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