Blu-ray release: ‘Miracles: The Canton Godfather’

By   |  Nov 6, 2019

88 Films are bringing the 1989 Hong Kong action comedy ‘Miracles: The Canton Godfather‘ (奇蹟) to UK Blu-ray on December 9, 2019.

Directed by Jackie Chan, the film follows a country boy who becomes the head of a gang after he purchases some lucky roses from an old lady. The cast includes Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Gua Ah-Leh, Richard Ng, Ko Chun-Hsiung, and Sunny Fang Kang.

Synopsis: An optimistic Kuo Chen-Wah (Jackie Chan) arrives in Hong Kong, quickly finding himself impoverished. That is, until a serendipitous encounter with a rose seller (Gua Ah-Leh) leads to his inadvertent appointment as boss of a local gang. Amidst the reluctant leader’s efforts to reform their fraternity and businesses, is an endeavour to share his new-found fortune with the bestower, all whilst trying to stave off rivals and the authorities.

Special Features:
• Brand-new 4K restorations of the Original Hong Kong cut (Mr Canton & Lady Rose – 127 mins) and the International cut (Miracles – 107 mins) in original 2.35:1 Aspect Ratio
• Brand new artwork from R.P. “Kung Fu Bob” O’Brien
• Remastered Original Cantonese Mono Soundtrack
• Alternate Cantonese Mono Soundtrack featuring a unique mix and different music cues
• Newly-translated English Subtitles and SDH [optional]
• Classic English Dub for the International cut with optional SDH
• Teaser with clips from the main features of ‘Project A II’, ‘Police Story 2’, followed by behind-the-scenes of ‘Miracles’
• Alternate The Canton Godfather title sequence
• Jackie Chan: Film Director Featurette with Steve Lawson
• Hong Kong Trailer
• Miracles On Set: William Blaik takes a look back at the JC Stunt Team’s Future Stars and Hidden Gems [Booklet notes]
• The Old Way of the Dragon: Inspiration, Techniques and making Miracles by Scott Harrison [Booklet notes]
• Double-sided artwork with both original Hong Kong poster art and International poster art

‘Miracles: The Canton Godfather’ is available for pre-order now from Amazon.co.uk.

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