Come Drink with Me (大醉俠)
Friday Oct 05 07:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00
About the Film:
Part of 邵氏兄弟 Shaw Brothers Retrospective
Directed by King Hu. 1966. Hong Kong. 94 min. Mandarin with English subtitles.
In this collaboration with legendary Taiwanese director, King Hu, the Shaw Brothers’ Come Drink with Me set the standard for action choreography in the wuxia genre and directly influenced later films such as the popular Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Cheng Pei-Pei stars as Golden Swallow, a mysterious and talented fighter dispatched to save her government official brother from a group of thugs at a provincial inn. Don’t miss its sequel, Golden Swallow [link to page], also screening in the Shaw Brothers Retrospective.
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