Angela Mao takes on evil princess in James Bond-inspired martial arts film with fight scenes by Sammo Hung

//Angela Mao takes on evil princess in James Bond-inspired martial arts film with fight scenes by Sammo Hung

Angela Mao takes on evil princess in James Bond-inspired martial arts film with fight scenes by Sammo Hung

After watching James Bond films, the most popular franchise of the 1960s and early 1970s, wuxia filmmaker King Hu thought it would be interesting to make martial arts films about spies set in historical Chinese periods. He also wanted to make the spies righteous, rather than amoral like the Bond character.Thus, in spite of their vastly different styles, Hu has said that “spy” films like The Fate of Lee Khan were partly motivated by Bond movies .The Fate of Lee Khan, which Hu directed in 1973,…

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