Bastard Swordsman (天蠶變)
Thursday Nov 01 01:00 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 Chin-Ku Lu. 1983. Hong Kong. Cantonese with English subtitles.
Actor Lu Chun-ku really hit his stride as a director of mystical kung-fu epics with Holy Flame Of The Martial World and this— truly one of the best of its kind. Hsu Shao-chiang stars as a put-upon illegitimate son of a "Martial Arts World" master, who nearly sacrifices all to learn the "Silkworm Style" -- making him a veritable "Spider-Swordsman"! That's just the pay-off to this eye-filling, mind-bending kung fu phantasmagorical, which elicited cries of joyous
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