"The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" a.k.a. (Shaolin Master Killer) (1978)
"The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" a.k.a. (Shaolin Master Killer) (1978)

"The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" a.k.a. (Shaolin Master Killer) (1978)

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The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, also known as 少林三十六房, The Master Killer, Shaolin Master Killer, La 36ème Chambre de Shaolin and Shao Lin San Shi Liu Fang, is a 1978 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Liu Chia-liang and produced by Shaw Brothers, starring Gordon Liu. The film follows a highly fictionalized version of San Te, a legendary Shaolin martial arts disciple who trained under the general Chi Shan.

(Synopsis): The 36th Chamber of Shaolin is widely considered to be one of the greatest kung fu films and a turning point in its director's and star's careers. It was followed by Return to the 36th Chamber, which was more comedic in presentation and featured Gordon Liu as the new main character with another actor in the smaller role of San Te, and Disciples of the 36th Chamber.","(About this film): The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, also known as The Master Killer, Shaolin Master Killer and Shao Lin San Shi Liu Fang, is a 1978 Hong Kong kung fu film directed by Liu Chia-liang and produced by Shaw Brothers, starring Gordon Liu. The film follows a highly fictionalized version of San Te, a legendary Shaolin martial arts disciple who trained under the general Chi Shan. A young student named Liu Yude is drawn by his activist teacher into the local rebellion against the Manchu government. The government officials, headed by the brutal General Tien Ta, however, quickly discover and suppress the uprising, liquidating the school and killing the students' friends and family members. Yude decides to seek vengeance and liberation for the people, and heads for the Shaolin temple to learn kung fu.

Starring: Gordon Liu Chia-Hui, Wong Yu, Henry Yu Yung || John Cheung Ng-Long, Lee Hoi-Sang, Norman Chu Siu-Keung, Shum Lo, Wai Wang, Wilson Tong Wai-Shing, Lo Lieh, Lau Kar-Wing, Wong Ching-Ho, Simon Yuen Siu-Tin, Peter Chan Lung, Hsiao Ho, Austin Wai Tin-Chi, Billy Chan Wui-Ngai

Directed by: Liu Chia-Liang, Produced by: Mona Fong, Run Run Shaw, Action Director :Lau Kar Leung, Distributed by: Shaw Brothers Studio, United States: World Northal (dubbed), Dragon Dynasty (DVD), Release date: 1978, Running time: 115 minutes, Features: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1 Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Mono, Languages: English, Region Coding: All Region