2 Collections

  • A Touch of Zen
    Movie + 5 extras

    A Touch of Zen

    Movie + 5 extras

    Directed by King Hu • 1971 • Hong Kong, Taiwan
    Starring Hsu Feng, Shih Chun, Bai Ying

    "Visionary" barely begins to describe this masterpiece of Chinese cinema and martial arts moviemaking. A TOUCH OF ZEN (Xia nu) by King Hu depicts the journey of Yang, a fugitive noblewoman in disguise who seeks...

  • Dragon Inn
    Movie + 4 extras

    Dragon Inn

    Movie + 4 extras

    Directed by King Hu • 1967 • Taiwan

    The art of martial-arts filmmaking took a leap into bold new territory with this action-packed tale of Ming-dynasty intrigue. After having the emperor’s minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim’s children to a...

7 Videos

  • King Hu: 1932–1997

    This 2012 documentary in Cantonese, English, and Mandarin about the life and career of director King Hu features producer and film historian Peggy Chiao, cinematographer Hua Hui-ying, and actors Shih Chun and Wu Ming-tsai, among others.

  • A Touch of Zen

    Directed by King Hu • 1971 • Hong Kong, Taiwan
    Starring Hsu Feng, Shih Chun, Bai Ying

    "Visionary" barely begins to describe this masterpiece of Chinese cinema and martial arts moviemaking. A TOUCH OF ZEN (Xia nu) by King Hu depicts the journey of Yang, a fugitive noblewoman in disguise who seeks...

  • Dragon Inn

    Directed by King Hu • 1967 • Taiwan

    The art of martial-arts filmmaking took a leap into bold new territory with this action-packed tale of Ming-dynasty intrigue. After having the emperor’s minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim’s children to a...

  • Tony Rayns on A TOUCH OF ZEN

    Made in 2016, this piece features film critic Tony Rayns discussing director King Hu and A TOUCH OF ZEN.

  • Shih Chun on A TOUCH OF ZEN

    In this new piece, actor Shih Chun addresses his longtime collaboration with director King Hu and his performance as Gu Sheng-zhai in A TOUCH OF ZEN.

  • Art in Action

    In this 2018 program, Grady Hendrix, author and cofounder of the New York Asian Film Festival, discusses director King Hu’s aesthetic sensibility via analysis of a scene from DRAGON INN.

  • The Phoenix Rises

    Conducted in 2018, this interview features actor Shangkuan Ling-fung recalling her work on DRAGON INN with director King Hu.