How wuxia movies drew on martial arts novels by Louis Cha, Gu Long and Liang Yusheng

//How wuxia movies drew on martial arts novels by Louis Cha, Gu Long and Liang Yusheng

How wuxia movies drew on martial arts novels by Louis Cha, Gu Long and Liang Yusheng

Martial arts movies did not just spring out of nowhere – they have an intrinsic connection to Chinese culture. The films exist as part of the martial arts subculture, or jiang hu, and often draw on the characters and storylines of well-known martial arts novels or feature real or mythical heroes from the past.Wuxia movies as a whole draw on the immense body of martial arts novels produced in Greater China, while kung fu films may be based on histories, folk stories, myths, and stories – usually…

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