Alright martial arts cinema fans, feel free to board the hype train (fueled or fooled by a great trailer). Destination, Once Upon A Time In Shanghai. Andy On & Sammo Hung under Yuen Woo Ping’s action direction sounds like a tempting offer. The street date is set for January 13th, 2015 on Blu-ray & DVD from Well Go USA.
Synopsis: Everyone wants to make their fortune in Shanghai, and Ma Yongzhen (Philip Ng) dreams of making an honest living not with his fists. But the town is torn apart by rival gangs, and when Boss Long Qi (Andy On) learns of Ma s formidable martial arts skills, takes him into the family. Opposed to drug trafficking and leaking government secrets, Qi makes powerful enemies. And soon, Ma won t have a choice. Fight, or lose everything – including his friend (Sammo Hung) and his love, Tie Ju (Michelle Hu).
Once Upon A Time In Shanghai has a run time of approximately 96 minutes and is not rated.
Starring Andy On, Sammo Hung & Kuan Tai Chen. Directed By Wong Ching-Po. Action Director: Yuen Woo Ping