In brutal martial arts drama Vengeance!, David Chiang embraced the blood-soaked aesthetic of filmmaker Chang Cheh

//In brutal martial arts drama Vengeance!, David Chiang embraced the blood-soaked aesthetic of filmmaker Chang Cheh

In brutal martial arts drama Vengeance!, David Chiang embraced the blood-soaked aesthetic of filmmaker Chang Cheh

Suave and cool David Chiang Da-wei was already well known for his work on Chang Cheh’s sword-fighting films when 1970’s Vengeance! was released, but the martial arts drama set in China’s Republican era pushed him close to superstar status. The film’s success, and David Chiang’s own career, were helped by his best actor win at the 16th Asian Film Festival in Jakarta, a festival which was then a highly influential showcase for movies from the region. The win came as a surprise to all. “I didn…

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