The Dragon from Russia (Hong chang fei long): Special Collector's Edition (1990)

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Released 15-Aug-2005
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Based on the Legend of Crying Freeman, Dragon from Russia is a spectacular, visually flamboyant 'Manga in motion' concept adventure from the director of 'Naked Killer'. The Crying Freeman is the most skilled assassin of the Secret Chinese Society, 'The 108 Dragons'. Once an ordinary artist, with a passion for life and love, he was kidnapped by the society's leader, the Dragon Master, and trained in the deadly arts of the sect. His memory erased, he has no recollection of his former life, and has been programmed to kill at the command of his new masters. However, he cannot escape the echo of his own humanity, and cries tears of sadness each time he takes the life of a victim. When he is tasked with the assassination of his former girlfriend (Maggie Cheung), she breaks the spell, and the two are forced to go on the run from the deadly Dragonsect who will stop at nothing to avenge their betrayal. A true genre classic with some of the most incredible fight action ever committed to film!
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Starring
Sam Hui
Maggie Cheung
Nina Li-chi
Carrie Ng
Loletta Lee
Dean Shek
Directed by
Clarence Ford
Music
Lam Man Yee
Genre Year Running Time Format Region Coding Dual
Layer
Martial Arts 1990 90:34 576i (PAL) 4
Video
Widescreen 1.75:1, 16x9 Enhanced
Audio
English Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), Cantonese Dolby Digital 5.1 (448Kb/s), English Audio Commentary Dolby Digital 2.0 (192Kb/s)
Subtitles
English, English for the Hearing Impaired
Extras
Audio Commentary-Clarence Ford (Director) & Jude Poyer (Hong Kong Stuntman), Theatrical Trailer-2, Interviews-Crew-Master Magician - An Interview With Clarence Ford (Director), Deleted Scenes-The Cutting Room . . . The night before., Featurette-The Talent Team- a retrospective with Maggie Q & Bey Logan, Trailer-Hong Kong Legends trailers
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