Tsui Hark has adapted a novel titled Tracks in the Snowy Forest by Chinese writer Qu Bo into one of the top 10 highest grossing films in China of all time. Qu Bo’s novel was also famously adapted into the opera Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy, from which the film takes its title. The street date is set for June 2nd, 2015 on Blu-ray & DVD from Well Go USA.
Synopsis: Tsui Hark’s thrilling adaptation of Qu Bo’s beloved adventure novel stars Tony LEUNG Ka-fai as a ruthless bandit, ruling the lands of Northeast China from his fortress on Tiger Mountain. A captain of the Liberation Army (LIN Gengxin) launches a counter-insurgency against the dictator with a skilled investigator (ZHANG Hanyu) sent to destroy the gang from the inside.
The Taking of Tiger Mountain has a run time of approximately 136 minutes and is not rated.
Starring Tony Leung, Zhang Hanyu & Lin Gengxin. Director: Tsui Hark