Blu-ray release: ‘Throw Down’

By   |  Mar 2, 2020

Eureka Entertainment are bringing the 2004 Hong Kong martial arts drama ‘Throw Down‘ (柔道龍虎榜) to UK Blu-ray on May 18, 2020.

Directed by Johnnie To, the film revolves around a former Judo champion who is given the chance to redeem himself after he befriends a competitor and an aspiring singer. The cast includes Louis Koo, Aaron Kwok, Cherrie Ying, Tony Leung Ka-Fai, Eddie Cheung, and Jordan Chan.

Synopsis: Legendary Judo fighter Szeto Bo (Louis Koo) unexpectedly gave up the sport and now lives the life of an alcoholic gambler who runs a pub. However, cocky Judo newcomer Tony (Aaron Kwok) wants to challenge him, while old foe Kong (Tony Leung Ka-Fai) demands Szeto to finish the match that never took place. Soon, Szeto’s pub becomes the ultimate arena where the greatest Judo fighters challenge one another.

Special Features:
• Limited edition O-Card slipcase [2000 units]
• 1080p presentation on Blu-ray, from a 4K restoration
• Cantonese and English audio options
• Optional English subtitles
• Brand new and exclusive feature-length audio commentary by Asian film expert Frank Djeng
• Audio commentary by Hong Kong film expert Ric Meyers
• Lengthy interview with director Johnnie To (40 mins)
• Making of Throw Down featurette
• Theatrical trailer and TV spots
• Reversible sleeve
• Collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film

‘Throw Down’ is available for pre-order now from Amazon.co.uk.

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