Gu Long’s martial arts stories on the big screen: how Chor Yuen adapted 17 of his magical novels, and our pick of the movies

//Gu Long’s martial arts stories on the big screen: how Chor Yuen adapted 17 of his magical novels, and our pick of the movies

Gu Long’s martial arts stories on the big screen: how Chor Yuen adapted 17 of his magical novels, and our pick of the movies

Film director Chor Yuen adapted 17 works by the New Wave martial arts novelist Gu Long for the screen, and in the process created unique martial arts worlds filled with magic, mystery, deceit, deception and romance. His lyrical and poetic – but still violent – fantasies feature troubled, sensitive swordsmen continually trying to discern truth from fiction and good from evil, as they fight against conniving martial artists and, sometimes, cruel supernatural beings.The heroes, who often fall into…

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