The director who revolutionised martial arts movies by making his male characters warriors instead of weaklings

//The director who revolutionised martial arts movies by making his male characters warriors instead of weaklings

The director who revolutionised martial arts movies by making his male characters warriors instead of weaklings

Chang Cheh is one of the most discussed filmmakers in Hong Kong, although abroad, he is only known to followers of martial arts films. Chang made an indelible mark on the city’s film industry in the late 1960s when, along with King Hu, his contemporary at Shaw Brothers, he revolutionised the wuxia genre with films like One-Armed Swordsman and Golden Swallow . The prolific Chang directed over 90 films before his death, at age 79, in 2002. Although his output is patchy, he made some classics…

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