Directed by King Hu
1973, China/Taiwan, 106 min
New 2K restoration courtesy of Film Movement. In his follow-up to the critically-acclaimed A Touch of Zen, trailblazing Chinese filmmaker King Hu brings together an all-star female cast in this lively martial arts adventure. When Lee Khan, an official working for Mongolian Emperor Yuan of the Yuan Dynasty procures the battle map of the Chinese rebel army, Chinese resistance fighters, aided by an undercover girl-gang within Khan’s ranks, strive to corner him in an inn. Featuring stunning action sequences and a generous mix of intrigue and humor, The Fate of Lee Khan is a legendary wuxia masterpiece.
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