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A Touch of Zen

July 22 - 24, 2016

Taiwan | 1971 | 200 minutes | King Hu

SIFF Cinema Uptown | New Restoration
In King Hu’s grandest work, a fugitive noblewoman at risk of being captured and executed, hides in a small village and then must escape into the wilderness with a shy scholar and two aides. There, the quartet face a massive group of fighters and are joined by a band of Buddhist monks surprisingly skilled in the art of battle.

Director: King Hu
Country: Taiwan
Year: 1971
Running Time: 200 minutes
Language: Taiwanese